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Waukesha Co. Fined For 22 OSHA Violations

A Waukesha company was fined $77,600 by OSHA for 22 violations, six of them repeat violations, following a safety inspection at the facility.

Acme Machell Co. Inc. was investigated after the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational and Safety Health Administration received complaints alleging burn hazards and poor housekeeping throughout the plant.

According to OSHA, five of the proposed fines are for failing to implement a hazards communication plan, train first-aid responders, along with other failures. One of the repeat offenses was for failing to properly guard the rear area of a press. The press release said the company was cited for these violations in 2007.

The company has 15 business days to comply, request an informal conference with an OSHA director or contest the findings. Acme Machell Co. Inc. in a rubber parts fabricator located in Waukesha.

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