Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, finding that the company committed safety violations at its plant in Tupelo, Miss. Cooper Tire has asked for a hearing with the Occupational Safety Health Review Commission, an agency independent of OSHA. OSHA assessed a $254,900 fine for 25 violations against Cooper and two of its maintenance contractors.
The Tupelo plant was cited following an inspection at Cooper Tire’s Findlay plant, which was fined $213,500 for allegedly committing similar violations. OSHA said the citations include allegations of exposing workers to hazards associated with combustible dust. JESCO Maintenance Corp. and IH Services, maintenance contractors, were the other companies cited.
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