Ohio BP Refinery Slapped With $3M In OSHA Fines

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 4:16 PM EST) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a BP North America Inc. refinery in Ohio about $3 million for more than 60 workplace safety violations.

The citations occurred at the BP-Husky Refining LLC refinery in Oregon, Ohio, which is a joint operation between the British oil giant and Canada-based Husky Energy Inc., OSHA said.

Workers at the plant were exposed to injuries or death in the event of a release of flammable and explosive materials in the refinery because of numerous violations of OSHA's safety...
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