"In response to the recent news article the following are the facts: The February 6, 2015 complaint continues to be under investigation with no immediate corrective action or abatement required. Upon closing of this investigation we will continue to cooperate and correct whatever needs to be addressed to be 100% compliant with the intention of the OSHA regulation."
"The January 20, 2015 amputation claim (which was not an amputation) was fully investigated as required by the new OSHA regulations that took effect in January as an employee developed a secondary illness from a work related injury. The investigation was closed successfully with no violations and we are pleased to report that the employee has made a full recovery."
Nippon Sharyo was subject to 18 different complaints last October, which resulted in a few citations. All citations have been or are being closed successfully with full cooperation between the Company, OSHA and employees.
The company recently celebrated the making of its 1,000th rail car at the Rochelle facility, received several state tax breaks to locate and expand in Illinois.