TITLE

$220,000 fine proposed for recycler in final case

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Miles
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;12/10/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27966607

 

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