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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

RPI gets fine for death of 5 workers.

STATEMENT BY U.S. ATTORNEY JOHN WALSH REGARDING THE GUILTY PLEA AND SENTENCING OF RPI COATING "On October 2, 2007, five men went to work, putting their safety and well being in the hands of their employer, RPI Coating.  RPI Coating had been awarded a contract by XCel Energy to recoat a penstock at the Cabin Creek Hydroelectric Plant near Georgetown, Colorado.  That day turned out to be the last day of those five men's lives.  Because of systemic failures and willful OSHA violations on the ... Full Story

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