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The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has introduced a new compliance assistance resource intended to address one of the most commonly cited violations in the metal and nonmetal mining industry: improperly guarded machinery.
OSHA has cited Jay-Em Aerospace Inc. with 18 safety and health violations, including one willful safety violation for failing to provide adequate machine guarding on equipment at the aircraft landing gear manufacturer's Cuyahoga Falls facility.
A worker at an Ohio company was injured after his clothing became caught in a conveyer belt -- an incident which prompted an OSHA investigation and resulted in citations for 13 safety violations.
OSHA has cited Mount Enterprise, Texas-based J.P. Spivey Supply for one willful and 13 serious safety and health violations after two workers had fingers amputated at the company's facility in Mount Enterprise, TX. Proposed penalties total $57,200.
Cranes without brakes and band saws without guards were among the violations found by OSHA at a Houston, Texas company -- after an employee gave the agency the heads up.