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Safety violations result in deadly explosion, $1.2 million fine
A New Hampshire gunpowder substitute manufacturer faces federal fines of $1.2 million following a deadly plant explosion in May that killed two workers who had been on the job for just a month. Officials from the Occupational Safety and Health
Georgia paper company fined after plant worker loses fingers
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited McDuffie Box Co. Inc. of Thomson, Georgia, for a number of safety violations following a factory incident that severed the fingers of an employee. Proposed penalties total $47,550.
Sugar company to pay $6 million in penalties after deadly plant blast
A Georgia sugar company will pay more than $6 million in penalties for the February 2008 explosion at its Port Wentworth, Georgia, plant and subsequent health and safety violations discovered at the company’s other facility in Gramercy, Louisiana. The explosion
Wal-Mart refuses to pay OSHA fine for 2008 trampling death
Wal-Mart is giving federal regulators the runaround in fighting a $7,000 fine that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration levied against the retailer for circumstances that led to the trampling death of an employee in 2008.
Bill to hold auto execs responsible for deceptive business practices
A powerful new consumer protection bill is making its way through the U.S. Congress, thanks mainly to Toyota and the sudden acceleration defect that causes so many of its model cars and trucks to speed out of control. If the
Toyota acknowledges NHTSA’s record civil penalty
Toyota issued a brief statement on its website today, acknowledging the $16.375 million civil penalty it received from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for violations of federal regulations governing automotive defect alerts and protocol.
NHTSA will hit Toyota with largest possible civil penalty
The U.S. federal government will levy a $16.375 million civil penalty, the maximum allowable under law, against Toyota for failing to promptly inform regulators about sticking accelerator pedals in some 2.3 million vehicles. The fine will be the largest civil