OSHA should stand its ground on big N.J. fine | Editorial

Maybe we misjudged the Trump administration’s zeal to erase or ignore important workplace safety regulations. That will be the case if the federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) doesn’t backtrack on a $1.9 million fine issued against a South Jersey employer with severe, repeated violations.

OSHA announced in July that it had lowered the boom on Aluminum Shapes LLC in the Delair section of Pennsauken. The nearly $2 million fine was assessed after OSHA inspectors’ latest visit to the metal fabrication firm. The amount was based on findings of a stunning 51 new violations, even after seven earlier inspections …read more

Source: NJ.com Salem

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