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OSHA CITES BUSINESS FOR EXPOSING WORKERS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH SKILLS

Whistleblower investigation pending after termination of 2 workers at St. Louis steel plant.
 

ST. LOUIS — Two years after a worker died by electrocution at a steel plant owned by St. Louis Cold Drawn, inspectors from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found the company continues to expose its workforce, predominantly consisting of Asian immigrants with limited English speaking skills, to amputationelectrical and other hazards daily.

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