Presumably, Kamps Pallets heard from OSHA via nonverbal means. The company’s plant in Versailles faces fines for 10 OSHA violations after inspectors discovered conditions so noisy that workers’ hearing was endangered.
OSHA found that the company didn’t conduct adequate testing to determine employees’ exposure to noise greater than 85 decibels over the course of an eight-hour shift and failed to provide adequate hearing protection.
Other violations were for failing to provide hearing conservation training and failing to post OSHA’s hearing conservation standard.
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