Ohio auto parts manufacturer faces $3.42M in fines after OSHA finds company willfully exposed temporary workers to machine hazards
Sunfield Inc. faces near record penalty for an automotive parts industry company
HEBRON, Ohio - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued 57 citations for safety violations to Sunfield Inc., an Ohio auto parts' manufacturer. The agency has also proposed the company pay more than $3.42 million in total fines for its failure to disconnect machinery from a power supply and prevent sudden movement before maintenance and service, and to train workers in how to operate machine presses safely and to service and maintain them.
The fines assessed are one of the largest OSHA penalties ever filed against a company in the automotive parts industry.