OSHA cites plant for workplace violations
October 22, 2010
KATY, TX — A company in Katy is facing more than $113,000 in federal penalties for allegation of unsafe working conditions, according to The Houston Chronicle.
The investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began May 27 when employees at Igloo Products Corp. complained they were exposed to safety hazards while servicing machines at the company, the article stated.
OSHA officials said the company didn''t provide eye protection or adequate safety shower stations for employees.
According to the article, they also failed to close electrical panel covers, provide clean and dry walkways and stairway, among other violations.
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