$220,000 fine proposed for recycler in final case

Moore, Miles
December 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;12/10/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) suggestion that Tires Into Recycled Energy & Supplies Inc. plant in Jackson, Mississippi, should pay around $220,000 in fines for safety violations that led to a worker's death in May 2007. The OSHA said that part of the plant's labor force at the time included employees hired through the Georgia Department of Corrections' probationers' diversion program. The fine for willful offences is $196,000.


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