Industrial Safety

OSHA says Kansas' Spirit Aerosystems exposed employees to known carcinogen

By Insurance Journal

Feb 08, 2018

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Federal safety regulators have proposed penalties totaling $194,006 against a Wichita, Kansas-based airline manufacturer for allegedly exposing its employees to a known carcinogen

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited aircraft manufacturer Spirit Aerosystems Inc. for exposing employees to hexavalent chromium, a known carcinogen. The company was cited with one willful and five serious violations.

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