The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited building materials supplier BMC with seven "serious" violations for exposing workers to electrical and machine guarding hazards at its New Braunfels, Texas, facility, with penalty fees totaling $41,000. OSHA said in a report that the October inspection came as a result of a complaint about unsafe working conditions at the facility. The seven citations include failure to provide machine guarding while operating saws; failure to cover machine rotating shafts; and failure to protect and maintain electrical wiring and cords.
The company has 15 business days to address the citations. Boise, Idaho-based BMC ranked tenth on the 2012 ProSales 100 list with $630.8 million in sales to the pros across 80 locations during 2011 Read the full report.
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