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Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Inc. is facing $251,108 in fines after a workplace safety inspection found 36 violations, said officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Inspectors cited the Shady Dale, Georgia, manufacturer of mulch and other products for safety and health violations.

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The violations included amputation, struck-by, caught-in, electrical, and fall hazards; fire hazards from accumulated combustible dust; and exposure to excessive noise levels, and hazardous energy during machine servicing and maintenance.

The inspection was part of OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Amputations.

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“Employers are required to assess their workplace for potential hazards,” said William Fulcher, OSHA Atlanta-East Area Office Director. “Unfortunately, this employer failed to correct a wide-range of safety deficiencies and needlessly put their employees at risk of serious injury.”

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