Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP Products North America
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$13,027,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
July 12, 2012
Primary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that OSHA and BP Products North America Inc. have resolved 409 of the 439 citations issued by the agency in October 2009 for willful violations of OSHA's process safety management standard at BP's refinery in Texas City, Texas. Under the agreement, BP will pay $13,027,000 in penalties, and already has abated or will abate all existing violations by the end of 2012.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration corporate-wide settlements
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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