Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturer Cited for 34 Alleged Serious Violations

OSHA opened an inspection after a worker lost two fingers while operating an unguarded saw. The citations allege a cross-section of mechanical, chemical, electrical, health and fire hazards including unguarded saws, deficiencies in required safeguards for employees who cleaned up blood after the incident, a lack of PPE, a lack of forklift operator training and unlabeled containers of hazardous chemicals. Total fines of $44,500 have been proposed.

[A.P. Dailey Custom Laminating Inc., Windham, NH. Release number 09-37-BOS/BOS 2009-022, Jan. 23, 2009]