Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement ...
Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program
A temporary staffing agency was also cited following the inspection.Nov 19, 2014
Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. was cited by OSHA for 27 safety and health violations following a May 2014 inspection at the Hartwell, Ga., plant, according to a report. Elite Logistic Service Inc., a staffing agency that provided temporary employees to Tenneco at the Hartwell plant, was also cited for one serious safety violation. OSHA initiated the inspection after receiving a complaint alleging improper material handling and machine guarding hazards. Proposed penalties total $342,250.
Tenneco has been placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program for demonstrating indifference to its OSH Act obligations to provide a safe and healthful workplace for employees. Tenneco is a global transportation components manufacturer with more than 80 facilities on six continents and corporate offices in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Firefighters extinguish scrap fire in Craghead, near Stanley
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