BP fined $87 million over Texas refinery safety issues by OSHA

Oct-30, 2009 Washington- The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today announced it is issuing $87,430,000 in proposed penalties to BP Products North America Inc. for the company’s failure to correct potential hazards faced by employees. The fine is the largest in OSHA’s history. The prior largest total penalty, $21 million, […]

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OSHA fines Hess refinery for safety violations

OSHA has cited Hess Corporation, that operates an oil refinery in Port Reading, N.J., for workplace safety and health violations, proposing fines totaling $141,500. The agency initiated the investigation as part of its National Emphasis Program focused on petroleum refinery process safety management.  The company has been issued 31 serious violations and one other-than-serious violation, […]

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