OSHA Citations Against Staffing Agencies on the Rise!
In March 2016, OSHA conducted an inspection of the Thomson, Georgia facility of HP Pelzer Automotive Systems, Inc., an automobile parts manufacturer. Among the employees working at the facility were 300 temporary employees supplied by Sizemore, Inc., a staffing agency. On September 7, 2016, OSHA issued citations proposing penalties of $654,726 against HP Pelzer for various machine hazards. The same date, OSHA issued citations proposing penalties of $49,884.00 against Sizemore.