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Osha Cites Energy Company For Safety Violations

Xcel Energy Inc which is a public Service Company has been indicated for OSHA violations by workplace safety & health rules with its regulations.

This grand jury charges have been implemented with death of five men employed in RPI Coating Inc near GeorgeTown, Colardo which is operated by Xcel Energy and Public Service Company.

These men were working inside a large, drained water pipe called penstock when fire erupted. This escape from the penstock was blocked by fire where the men died due to asphyxiation leading to inhalation of carbon monoxide produced by fire. This company is charged with five counts of violating OSHA regulation causing death making fine of more than $500,000 per count.

If the fines are being convicted then the owners of the company can face up for more than 6 months imprisonment with a fine upto $250,000 for each count.