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Cardinal Glass cited for safety violations

Post Time:Dec 05,2008Classify:Industry NewsView:101

The Department of Labor and Industries recently completed its study and discovered that Cardinal CG Tumwater [Wash.]had two serious safety violations following the death of an employee in the Thurston County facility four months ago.

“The purpose of our investigation was to look at the requirements,” said L&I spokesperson Elaine Fischer. “It doesn’t reflect on the tragedy that occurred there and concluding that that is what caused [the accident], and that’s not what we found.”

Both serious violations were related to stairs that lead up to the air table in the facility not meeting requirements. Each violation came with a fine of $1,750, bringing the total assessed fine to $3,500, according to a Dec. 4 report in The Chronicle.

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