The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued 57 citations for safety violations and proposed $3.4 million in fines to Sunfield, Inc., a Japanese-owned auto parts manufacturer operating a plant in Hebron, NJ.
The fines are one of the largest OSHA penalties ever filed against a company in the automotive parts industry, according to OSHA. The agency issued Sunfield 118 citations addressing numerous machine hazards at the Hebron facility. In an incident in February, an employee's arm was crushed and amputated.
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