Company Cited for Not Fixing Violations Relating to Fire Risk

Company Cited for Not Fixing Violations Relating to Fire Risk

OSHA again cited a cabinetmaker after they exposed workers to fire risks.

One Florida company was cited again after they continued to expose workers to fire risks.

According to a press release, OSHA cited Deering Custom Cabinets LLC of Pensacola, Florida after failing to abate violations.

Originally, OSHA inspected the company in January 2021. Later that year, OSHA found Deering Custom Cabinets LLC let workers use equipment near flammable materials and did not have automatic sprinklers in spray booths, among other violations. This resulted in three failure-to-abate violations. The proposed penalty is $157,977.

“Protecting workers’ lives is not optional. Every workplace must implement a comprehensive safety and health program to reveal and fix problems quickly, and reduce the risk and severity of workplace injuries,” said OSHA Area Office Director Jose A. Gonzalez in Mobile, Alabama in a press release.

Deering Custom Cabinets LLC has 15 days to respond.

About the Author

Alex Saurman is the Content Editor for Occupational Health & Safety.

Download Center

  • Safety Metrics Guide

    Is your company leveraging its safety data and analytics to maintain a safe workplace? With so much data available, where do you start? This downloadable guide will give you insight on helpful key performance indicators (KPIs) you should track for your safety program.

  • Job Hazard Analysis Guide

    This guide includes details on how to conduct a thorough Job Hazard Analysis, and it's based directly on an OSHA publication for conducting JHAs. Learn how to identify potential hazards associated with each task of a job and set controls to mitigate hazard risks.

  • A Guide to Practicing “New Safety”

    Learn from safety professionals from around the world as they share their perspectives on various “new views” of safety, including Safety Differently, Safety-II, No Safety, Human and Organizational Performance (HOP), Resilience Engineering, and more in this helpful guide.

  • Lone Worker Safety Guide

    As organizations digitalize and remote operations become more commonplace, the number of lone workers is on the rise. These employees are at increased risk for unaddressed workplace accidents or emergencies. This guide was created to help employers better understand common lone worker risks and solutions for lone worker risk mitigation and incident prevention.

  • EHS Software Buyer's Guide

    Learn the keys to staying organized, staying sharp, and staying one step ahead on all things safety. This buyer’s guide is designed for you to use in your search for the safety management solution that best suits your company’s needs.

  • Vector Solutions

Featured Whitepaper

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - July August 2022

    July / August 2022


      Specific PPE is Needed for Entry and Exit
      Three Quick Steps to Better HazCom Training
      Building a Chemical Emergency Toolkit
      The Last Line of Defense
    View This Issue