Monika Hartl
Call Us Now: (262) 204-8331

Milwaukee Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Lawyers – Company Cited For Failing To Protect Workers

As Milwaukee, Wisconsin worker’s compensation lawyers, we have seen that oftentimes when an employee suffers an accident during the course of his or her work, it is often the company who is responsible. We fight on the injured party’s behalf in order to obtain fair compensation. Milwaukee, Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Lawyers Discuss Fines Against Power Coatings An inspection following a complaint at the Power Coatings’ Janesville factory led the Occupational Safety & Health Administration to propose penalties of $51,800 when the inspection turned up 14 serious safety violations. A December 2013 complaint led to the inspection of Power Coatings LLC, a company specializing in powder coating metal parts. According to OSHA, the company failed to protect its workers from toxic substances that may cause cancer, lung impairment and other diseases. The company is facing $51,800 in penalties. OSHA cited Power Coatings specifically for failing to provide protective equipment and failure to conduct personal protective equipment hazard assessment. The company did not have a written respiratory protection or hazard communication program and OSHA said the company failed to train workers on the programs as well as hazards found in their workplace. The company has 15 business days from receiving the citations and proposed penalties to comply, request an informal conference or contest the findings. For any worker who has suffered serious personal injuries on or due to their job, it is imperative to speak with Milwaukee Wisconsin worker’s compensation lawyers who will fight for you. Call today for your free, initial consultation.

Contact Us

Wisconsin Workers
Compensation Law Offices

P.O. Box 106
Cedarburg, WI 53012

Telephone: 262-204-8331
FAX: 262-204-8332