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Aug. 1, 2022, 6:02 PM

Family Dollar Retailer Faces $1.2 Million in OSHA Fines in Ohio

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OSHA has proposed $685,777 in penalties and citations for one repeat and four willful violations at Family Dollar’s Maple Heights, Ohio, store as well as citations for one serious, one repeat, and four willful violations and $547,587 in proposed penalties at its Columbus, Ohio, store, the Department of Labor announced Monday.

Both locations were cited on allegations of obstructed egress, unstable stacks, inaccessible electrical equipment and fire extinguishers, and trip and fall hazards, according to the department.

The company has 15 business days from receipt of its citations and proposed penalties to comply, request an informal conference with OSHA’s area ...

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