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Ashley Furniture Fined by OSHA for Third Time in 2015

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In October, OSHA cited Ashley Furniture for the third time this year with $481,000 in fines. This brings the total to over $2,200,000 in just 2015. Ashley Furniture made a statement saying they will “vigorously challenge” all allegations due to OSHA inspectors “based their allegations on assumptions”. Click here for the OSHA release.

As we know, fines do happen more often than we would like. For comparison, here is a list of the top OSHA penalties from 2010 through August 2015.

 

  • BP: $63,860,860
  • Louis Dreyfus (parent of Imperial Sugar): $6,063,600
  • Republic Steel: $2,635,000
  • Tesoro: $2,532,355
  • Olivet Management: $2,359,000
  • Dollar Tree: $2,153,585
  • Ashley Furniture: $1,869,745
  • Kehrer Brothers  Construction: $1,822,800
  • Renco: $1,535,475
  • Black Mag LLC: $1,218,500

 

Source for OSHA penalties: Violation Tracker

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