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Iowa Company fined $154,000 over workplace violations

NEWTON – TPI Composites was fined $154,545 by OSHA for several workplace safety violations.
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NEWTON – TPI Composites was fined $154,545 by OSHA for several workplace safety violations.

According to a public document obtained by Local 5 News, there are are 42 violations which range from faulty record keeping, fire hazards and a lack of employee training. 

OSHA says the inspections took place between December 2017 and May 2018.

The citations led six former employees to sue the company for allegedly causing them severe skin injuries. 

TPI Composites has fifteen days to appeal.