AZZ Inc., doing business as AZZ Galvanizing Services in Richland, Miss., has been cited by OSHA for 22 safety and health violations following a December inspection after the agency received a complaint alleging hazards. The 17 serious safety and health violations cited include failing to:
• conduct inspections of lockout/tagout procedures;
• protect workers from trip and fall hazards; and
• protect employees from live electrical parts and hot surfaces.
Additional violations involve unapproved electrical cords in wet locations. Proposed penalties total $78,500. AZZ Inc., based in Fort Worth, Texas, offers corrosion protective services.
Source: Claims Journal
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