OSHA Cites Firearms Assembler After Employee Loses Fingertip | 2019-04-08 | ASSEMBLY

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ILION, NY—Remington Arms was cited for more than two dozen violations of workplace safety and health standards—and fined more than $200,000 as a result—after an employee’s fingertip was amputated while working at the company’s assembly plant here.

Remington was cited for 27 violations and fined $210,132 in penalties. According to an OSHA spokesman, the amputation that prompted the inspections occurred Sept. 28, 2018, while an employee was working on a broaching machine.

Federal officials said OSHA inspectors found numerous safety violations during their visits, including “lack of machine guarding and exposures to electrical, chemical, ladder, tripping, crushing, and struck-by hazards.”

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