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Woodgrain Millwork Co. – operating as Woodgrain Distribution Inc. – is facing $125,466 in fines for exposing employees to chemical and struck-by hazards at the company’s distribution facility in Lawrenceville, Georgia, said officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

The company is facing three serious and two repeat citations.

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OSHA cited the wood molding, window, and door distributor for failing to provide employees with eye, face, and hand protection to prevent exposure to chemical injuries, and provide a functioning eyewash station for employees handling corrosive chemicals.

The company was also cited for exposing employees to struck-by hazards from powered industrial trucks, and not removing powered industrial trucks in need of repair from service.

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“An employer’s obligation to provide a safe workplace includes supplying workers with personal protective equipment to protect them from identified hazards,” said OSHA Atlanta-East Area Director William Fulcher. “Employers are required to correct hazards before they cause injury or illness.”

OSHA offers compliance assistance resources related to chemical hazards and toxic substances, and a powered industrial trucks eTool.

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