OSHA Fines Can be Prevented

We'd like to share the following OSHA Regional News Release. ConAgra Foods was cited by OSHA for multiple safety violations at its Columbus, OH facility that could have been avoided. All companies, from giants like ConAgra foods down to three employee machine shops, face the same safety issues and OSHA compliance.

Want to avoid fines? Make sure that you focus on safety and follow OSHA standards.

Need help with safety compliance? Contact Rick Artino at Spooner Incorporated.

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