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One million chests recalled due to tipover hazard

Ridgewood Industries has recalled four-drawer chests due to tip-over and entrapment hazards. The chests were made in Canada and sold exclusively at Kmart stores. The product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Consumers should stop using the product immediately. This recall includes Belmont four-drawer chests with plastic drawer glides. The recalled chests were sold in two sizes and four colors, each with its own model number, which can be found on the instruction manual that came with the item.

OSHA fines Ameriwood

TIFFIN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Ameriwood Industries Inc., a wood furniture manufacturer in Tiffin, with two alleged serious and two alleged repeat safety violations for failing to train employees in safe work practices and require them to wear proper safety equipment when working on electrical panels. Proposed penalties total $60,000.
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OSHA fines Ameriwood for safety violations

TIFFIN, OH -- Ameriwood Industries, a manufacturer of ready-to-assemble furniture in Tiffin, was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for two alleged repeat safety violations for failing to train employees in safe work practices.