Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Behr Iron & Steel Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Behr Iron & Metal
Penalty: 
$870,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 12, 2016
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: 

A Rockford-based company was sentenced for willfully violating Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, resulting in the death of an employee at the company's facility in South Beloit, Ill.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Illinois
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
recycling
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Parent company note: 
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