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A spiral staircase manufacturer near Philadelphia faces more than $100,000 in proposed penalties for putting employees at risk of hearing loss, chemical burns, amputation, and numerous other workplace hazards, according to an OSHA citation.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration issued the citation on Feb. 2 to SS Industries, LLC, a Collegeville, Pa.-based business doing business as Salter Spiral Stair, after a series of inspections from Oct. 20, 2016 to Jan. 12, 2017.
The 46-page citation detailed 30 violations ranging from unsafe noise levels to eye injury exposures to laceration hazards. The citation also appears to include two cases of workplace injury:
The company did not immediately respond Feb. 17 to Bloomberg BNA’s phone call seeking comment.
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The citation is at https://www.osha.gov/ooc/citations/SSIndustriesLLC_1185446.pdf
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