$42,000 fine proposed for Elkhart auto salvage business

first_imgIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market Pinterest $42,000 fine proposed for Elkhart auto salvage business WhatsApp By Tommie Lee – January 28, 2021 8 898 (Source: http://bit.ly/2d39xXS License: http://bit.ly/2bBHhe9) A total of $42,000 in fines were levied against an auto salvage company in Elkhart over safety violations revealed after the death of a man working there last year.45 year-old Michael Molebash was a mechanic working at Tom’s Auto Salvage on August 5th when he died there.The Elkhart Truth cites a police report that says he was found unresponsive around 8:30 a.m. after an industrial accident involving tires being inflated on a front-end loader.An IOSHA inspection uncovered seven serious violations being found at the business. Each violation carried a proposed penalty of $7,000.IOSHA is currently awaiting documentation showing the issues have been corrected. Google+ Pinterest Facebook Previous articleButtigieg confirmation vote scheduledNext articleNotre Dame COVID response praised by CDC Tommie Lee Twitter Twitter Facebook WhatsApp Google+last_img