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Osha Fines Rochester Waste Company For Safety Violations

The U.S government may impose $304,000 fines for Herbele Disposal Service Inc, which is a Rochester based solid waste collection company.

The officials from OSHA said that the company failed to correct the hazards cited during the inspection with a new recurring safety hazards at Alvanar Road on the city’s west side.

The officials from OSHA cited the company in June for 12 serious violations with a follow up inspection which found that five out of 12 cited hazards remain unchanged leading to uncorrection of them.

These violations include improper transfer of flammable liquids along with spark producing equipment near the flammable paint spray areas.

The company Herberle Disposal has 15 business days from the receipt of citations to comply an informal request with OSHA to contest the penalties which has been fined upon them.