We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

BP, OSHA Reach Settlement Over Ohio Refinery

Law360 (March 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- British Petroleum said Tuesday that it has reached an agreement in principle with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration over violations at a refinery in Ohio.

OSHA turned to the refinery near Toledo, Ohio in October 2005 because of its investigation into the Texas City refinery explosion that killed 15 and injured 170. The administration ended up citing BP for 300 willful violations and fining the company $21.3 million.

In April 2006, OSHA issued citations with a total penalty of $2.4 million for the Ohio...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.