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Magnesium Foundry had numerous OSHA Violations

After a fire in April 2005 that killed one person and injured four others, the Indiana Labor Dept found nine serious violations at the Natl Magnesium & Aluminum Foundry in Ft. Wayne. They included not keeping the foundry clean and orderly, not using PPE, faulty wiring, and no training for employees. [More]


An equipment rental company employee was in the process of picking up an aerial lift with a damaged head gasket. He was unaware that when he started the engine, oil had sprayed out the back of the aerial lift onto the gravel and arbor steel. [More]