Feb 18, 2015

Waste-to-energy plant in Bristol faces $90K in OSHA fines

A Bristol plant that burns garbage to produce energy is facing more than $90,000 in proposed fines for violations of workplace health standards. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration says the violations at Covanta Energy Bristol Inc. include allowing combustible dust to accumulate on exposed surfaces and failing to determine the level of employees' exposure to ash containing toxic metals. Please continue reading from: OSHA News