Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Formed Fiber Technologies provides false abatement documentation, continues to expose workers to serious hazards resulting in $816,500 fine

OSHA News Release
The Department of Labor
Soctt Allen or Lauren North
312.353.6976 or 202.693.4655 or
July 16, 2014

OSHA previously cited Ohio fabric manufacturing plant in October 2013

SIDNEY, Ohio - After providing false documentation and making false representations claiming that previously cited hazards related to hydraulic presses had been corrected, Formed Fiber Technologies LC has been issued a 14 safety citations, including willful and repeat citations, as well as a notice of failure to abate with proposed fines totaling $816,500. The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiated the inspection as a follow up inspection pursuant to its Severe Violators Enforcement Program. 

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