Goodyear, Kansas Personnel Services Fined $40K for Topeka Plant Death
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and Kansas Personnel Services for the death of a worker at Goodyear’s Topeka, Kan., plant. Combined the companies face $40,000 in fines.
Staying Safe At Work
Well-run tire dealerships all have one basic thing in common: workplace safety as a foundation. Unsafe working conditions are likely one of the top preventable issues that can cost a shop such a significant amount of time and money – or worse, injury or death.
It was a misty, cold and dreary fall afternoon in 1980 in Western New York; pretty typical for that time of year just ahead of the snow for which the region is known. It was early on in my automotive career and I was working at a 4×4 and Jeep salvage yard, rebuilding the manual
OSHA Requires Businesses to Post Injury, Illness Summaries
From Feb. 1 until April 30, employers must post OSHA’s Form 300A. The form summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2015. The summary must be displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted. Businesses with 10 or fewer employees and those in certain industries are exempt from OSHA recordkeeping and
Construction Worker Injured at Kumho’s Macon Plant
Officials are investigating an incident in which a construction worker suffered serious injuries at the Kumho Tire USA Inc. plant in Macon, Ga., on Thursday, local media reports. Kumho has met with the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration as the agency investigates what caused the 19-year-old construction worker to fall from a