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Woodworking Company Cited for Combustible Dust Accumulation

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 571 | 0 | 7 min read

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited an Alabama woodworking company for allegedly exposing employees to fire and explosion hazards from combustible dust. Harrison Industries LLC, operating as Structural Wood Systems Inc., was cited Friday for multiple hazards at a Greenville work site. The company faces $85,362 in proposed penalties. According to OSHA, the company failed to ensure that employees used protective eyewear and respirators, or implement respiratory-protection or confined-space programs. Guards were not used on a motorized roller conveyer table, OSHA al...

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