Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Solus Industrial Innovation
Penalty: 
$1,600,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
January 30, 2019
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: 

Solus was ordered to pay $1.6 million stemming from charges it willfully endangered employees when an unsuitable residential water heater that had replaced a commercial boiler exploded, killing two people.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Orange County (CA) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Orange
Facility City: 
Rancho Santa Margarita
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