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An aluminium plant in the United States fined $1 million 920 thousand!
Aug 22, 2017

An aluminium plant in the United States fined $1 million 920 thousand!

In July 24th, the U.S. Department of labor occupation safety and Health Administration (OccupationalSafetyandHealthAdministration) for a series of accidents occurred in New Jersey aluminum company and 51 security risks, $1 million 920 thousand (about RMB 12 million) ticket price.

The punishment is one of the biggest penalties for the federal agency since its founding in 1972.

It is reported that, since 2011, New Jersey aluminum profiles because of repeated safety incidents and inspections are not standard, was OSHA punishment.

Although the company said it was concerned about production safety and had been working to improve safety measures for its employees, two serious accidents occurred in January 2017 alone, leaving 2 workers seriously injured.

The United States occupation safety and Health Administration (hereinafter referred to as: OSHA) director Paul Dickson said that "although the enterprise (AluminumShapesLLC) accepted safety rectification has been a long time, but it still can not meet the federal standards, these problems will be placed in the workers' life safety danger".

In order to cope with the financial pressure caused by the high price ticket, the New Jersey aluminum company had to lay off staff. At present, the company has laid off 61 people, including 51 union employees and 10 administrative personnel.








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