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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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OSHA Violations at Sealy, Texas Facility

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited BAE Systems with 16 alleged serious and two alleged repeat violations of health and safety regulations at the company’s facility in Sealy, Texas, and proposed $138,000 in penalties. Serious violations included failing to ensure walking working surfaces remained clear, failing to provide safe clearances for material handling equipment, failing to provide machine guarding and violations related to the control of hazardous energy, welding and electrical hazards. Repeat violations included failing to guard press brakes and to ensure compressed air used for cleaning had pressures reduced below 30 psi.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Labor – OSHA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Announcement
8/18/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BAE Systems $138,000
Further Information Released
OSHA Press Release 10/24/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database