Six Flags Great America fined $117,700 for OSHA violations

Posted Tuesday, September 11, 2007 9:32 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Already on a watch list for companies with high rates of injuries and illnesses, Six Flags Great America in Gurnee today garnered 38 safety violation citations and $117,700 in recommended fines. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration alleged multiple serious and repeat violations at the amusement park, ranging from defective emergency brakes on an industrial truck to a lack of labeling procedures for preventing inadvertent machine start-ups.

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