Senesco facing fines for workplace hazards

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration this month said that it has cited Senesco Marine LLC for alleged “serious and repeat” violations of workplace-safety standards. More

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Senesco facing fines for workplace hazards

Posted 12/12/11

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration this month said that it has cited Senesco Marine LLC for alleged “serious and repeat” violations of workplace-safety standards.

The North Kingstown shipyard faces up to $62,700 in fines following an inspection conducted under OSHA’s Site-Specific Targeting Program.

“The inspection by OSHA’s Providence Area Office identified a variety of mechanical, electrical and exit hazards at the shipyard,” OSHA said in a statement.

These hazards included a locked emergency exit, an inadequately guarded grinder, an ungrounded electrical cord, the lack of an emergency eyewash, an unattended, powered industrial truck left with its motor running and its brake not secured and a failure to provide annual respirator fit-testing for all members of the company’s emergency-response team.

The shipyard also was cited for one repeat violation for unguarded points of operation on a press brake and an ironworker machine.

Senesco had 15 business days from receipt of its citations and proposed penalties to comply, meet with OSHA’s area director or contest the findings before the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. •

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