Kumho was cited for 22 alleged violations — 12 serious, nine repeat and one other-than-serious — and fined an aggregate of $507,299. The citations cover:
- Exposing employees to fall, struck-by and burn hazards;
- Failing to follow hazardous energy-control procedures when employees perform service and maintenance on machinery;
- Failing to train employees on safety-control procedures; and
- Failing to provide machine guarding on various pieces of equipment
Read the full story, "OSHA fines Kumho for alleged safety violations at Georgia tire plant," at tirebusiness.com.