The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced 11 serious violations Thursday. The agency proposed a total of $139,000 in penalties for the four companies that have employees stationed at the Westlake Chemical facility in Sulphur.
A flash fire and subsequent explosion seriously harmed six workers on Sept. 27. Infractions included not performing equipment inspections, allowing dangerous work in confined spaces and exposing workers to harmful chemicals, OSHA said in a news release.
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