Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Genesis Inc.
Penalty: 
$548,865
Year: 
2010
Date: 
March 19, 2010
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Secondary Offense: 
mining violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that Genesis Inc. has agreed to a settlement of $548,865 for citations and penalties issued as a result of inspections prompted by hazard complaints registered on the heels of a mining fatality. A mechanic at the company's Troy Mine in Lincoln County, Mont., was killed in July 2007 when falling material trapped him in the cab of his truck. An administrative law judge with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission approved the settlement and ordered the company to make payments to MSHA beginning Feb. 26, 2010.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Montana
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