US Compliance Corp Reports Steep Costs of Ignoring Safety are Avoidable
Excelsior, MN -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/22/2015 -- U.S. Compliance Corp's newsletter reported the costs of ignoring safety can be steep. Examples include: Sterling Seating's in Northern New Jersey was fined $196K for failure to provide a safe work environment for their employees. On Target Staffing LLC, a staffing company that provided laborers for Sterling was also cited by OSHA for failure to properly train employees and identify hazards. Plant workers were repeatedly exposed to safety and health hazards led OSHA to conduct a full investigation into the alleged hazards.
OSHA issued 25 repeat, 15 serious and two other-than-serious safety and health citations to Sterling Seating. On Target Staffing received one repeat and two serious health citations. OSHA initiated an inspection after receiving a complaint alleging unsafe working conditions at Sterling's plant. Inspectors observed hazards to temporary workers, resulting in a separate inspection of the staffing company.
U.S. Compliance Corp has more than a thousand clients utilizing their Compliance Fundamentals program as the best way to achieve and maintain high quality Health and Safety (OSHA) and EPA compliance. The program is an ongoing partnership in which U.S. Compliance experts facilitate and coordinate site inspections, safety committee meetings, program development and employee training for OSHA and EPA compliance.
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Privately held manufacturing firms must attain and sustain environmental, health, and safety compliance. Manufacturers rely heavily on employees to make the business productive and profitable. Lost workdays due to sickness or injury quickly diminish profits; employees want to know manufacturers care about their health and safety. U.S. Compliance Corp helps manufacturers avoid non-compliance lawsuits and fines by partnering and creating a customized program, practical to implement, easy to follow, and preventing workers' comp claims or costly citations.
Manufacturers with $25M-$250M in annual revenue have the same requirements to keep up with the latest government regulations. U.S. Compliance Corp has over 25 years of experience keeping more than 1,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada compliant with OSHA and environmental laws. Manufacturers must keep innovating, making better and dynamic products, while U.S. Compliance Corp keeps track of the changing regulations. Outsourcing this vital function to experts ensures manufacturers stay on top of the requirements and provide implementation and documentation of safety and compliance programs.
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