June 27, 2012

Tile Manufacturer in Texas Fined for Safety Violations

American Marazzi Tile manufacturer in Texas has been fined with 25 safety and health violations for exposing workers to extreme noise levels (exceeding 85 decibels), machine guarding hazards and other dangerous conditions.  As a result, the manufacturer will have to pay $318,000 in penalties. Additionally, the tile manufacturer will be enrolled in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration Severe Violator Enforcement Program which will perform further inspections to ensure that they […]