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Chrome-Plating Shop Cited for Hexavalent Chromium Exposure Violations

By OSHA

Thursday, February 5, 2015 | 0

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Lane Plating Works Inc., a chrome-plating shop based in Dallas, for two willful violations and 19 serious violations, OSHA announced in a release. Proposed penalties for the violations total $110,200. The agency initiated the complaint under its National Emphasis Program for Hexavalent Chromium, the release said. Hexavalent chromium is a carcinogen known to cause lung cancer, kidney failure and other health issues. According to OSHA’s release, the owner of Lane Plating knew from air-monitoring tests that workers we...

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