OSHA fines Dollar Tree as employees around the country have to experience the same unsafe work practices that they have for many years at the nationwide discount chain. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has reviewed business sites more than 300 times since 2016. OSHA found that the firm subjected employees to fire, entrapment, struck-by hazard, closed exit paths, and poorly packed boxes and other products that might collapse and kill workers after an October 2020 inspection at a Dollar Tree store in Beverly Hills, Florida. OSHA fined Dollar Tree $265,265. Since 2018, Dollar Tree Store inspections in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee have culminated in reported fines of more than $1.3 million. Dollar Tree inspections have ended in estimated fines of more than $9.3 million nationwide over the last five years.
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