OSHA proposed $73,000 in penalties for a number of violations at Garland Sales Inc., Dalton, GA
The company was cited for various violations found during a November 2012 inspection, including electrical shock hazards due to improperly marked and assembled electrical control panels, and failing to establish or implement a lockout/tagout program.
“Employers have the responsibility to identify and remove hazards from the workplace to protect workers,” said Christi Griffin, acting area director of OSHA’s Atlanta-West Area Office. “They should not wait for OSHA to conduct an inspection to identify and correct workplace hazards.”
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