Green Bay, WI – Services Plus, Inc., of Green Bay, WI, has been cited for six OSHA violations and fines of more than $83,000. These citations include one “willful” five “serious” violations.
OSHA investigators claim that Green Bay packaging manufacturer failed to install guards and use recommended safety procedures to protect workers from moving parts of machinery. These procedures are known as Lockout/Tagout. Amputations and other serious injuries can result from failure to implement proper Lockout/Tagout procedures in a facility.
In addition, OSHA inspectors report that Services Plus did not assess the workplace to determine if personal protective equipment should be provided; did not require employees to use appropriate equipment to protect hands against burns; did not install electrical equipment properly; and improperly used flexible electrical cords.
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