Transit Co Slowed Down for Safety Violations

Source: Transdev North America

OSHA has cited Transdev Services Inc. for exposing employees at a Norcross, Georgia, worksite to safety and health hazards.

The company faces $188,714 in penalties.

OSHA cited Transdev Services for obstructing access to emergency eyewash and shower stations designed to minimize the effects of employee exposure to corrosive chemicals.

The company, which calls itself “the largest private provider of multiple modes of transport in North America” has also been cited for:

  • Failing to ensure to label hazardous chemicals;
  • Failure to provide training on hazardous chemicals and incipient stage firefighting and fire extinguisher use; and
  • Not training and evaluating forklift operators properly.

OSHA has previously cited the company for similar violations.

OSHA Atlanta-East Area Director, William Fulcher, said: “Employers have a legal duty to continuously identify and eliminate safety and health hazards at their work sites. OSHA’s safety and health standards are in place to ensure that employees can make it home to their families after work each day.”