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Manufacturer Cited for Lack of Machine Guarding

Thursday, January 28, 2016 | 328 | 0 | 0 min read

An Ohio manufacturer of fasteners failed to install guards on machinery, exposing workers to a risk of amputation or other injuries, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration said. Based on the findings of a July 30 inspection, OSHA on Jan. 21 issued citations for eight safety violations to Berea-based Telefast Industries Inc. The citations included four repeated, two serious and two other-than-serious violations, OSHA said in a news release. Telefast Industries also faces proposed fines of $121,000, OSHA said. The company has 15 days to comply, request a conference with an O...

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