Northeastern Wisconsin Wood Products has been cited with 18 health and saftey violations by OSHA totalling $387,620. The Occupational Health and Saftey Associaton has inspected the Pound, Wisconsion company since 2006 and says the citations issued to the company have remained unabated. OSHA states the company has remained uncooperative with them and with the state.
Among the violations are failing to provide employees with protection from noise exceeding 85 decibels, not performing a hazard assessment of the workplace, not providing eye protection for employees, allowing unsanitary conditions to pose a risk for fire or explosion, not providing potable drinking water, no protective guards around machines, using electrical equipment improperly, and many more.
If you or someone you know has been injured due to an unsafe work environment, contact the Kenosha legal and professional malpractice lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874.