The California Department of Industrial Relations' Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) issued citations for 23 violations last week during inspections that found unsafe working conditions in Menzies Aviation's operations at Los Angeles World Airport.
Cal/OSHA issued citations for 23 violations including two "serious" violations, defined as violations that could result in the death or serious physical harm and one "willful" violation, a rarity in workplace health and safety enforcement. Fines for the violations total $94,550.
OSHA's inspection, carried out between late January and late March, included two American hangars, a cargo building, a baggage room, ramp services, and ticket and gate services.
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