"The Labor Department's significant fine of $110,000 sends a clear message that this administration will not tolerate the violation of safety standards designed to protect workers," stated U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao. "Although national injury and illness rates are at all-time lows, the department will not rest until such tragic lapses in workplace safety are completely eliminated."
The citations were issued for three separate OSHA investigations stemming from incidents that occurred July 20, July 29, and Aug. 13, 2003.
Honeywell employs about 215 workers at its plant in Baton Rouge.
Publication date: 01/26/2004