One repeat violation was cited for
failing to follow recognized good engineering practices. A repeat violation
exists when an employer previously has been cited for the same or a similar
violation of a standard, regulation, rule or order at any other facility in
federal enforcement states within the last five years.
The same violation at
Solvay was cited in March 2012.
Eleven serious violations were
issued. The agency says the company is cooperating fully in the investigation.
The plant at 17005 State
Route 7 in Warren Township employs about 270 people, who produce polymer
pellets used in the production of various plastic products.
The company is based in Italy and
has 2,900 employees nationwide.