MOUNT VERNON, Ill. — Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. is disputng each of the 16 "serious" and two "repeat" violations cited in two, May 12 "citation and notification of penalty" letters from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to the company.
The fines for those incidents total nearly $342,000.
"We did challenge the fines, but as this is an active legal process, we will not comment further on this," a Conti spokesperson told sister publication Rubber News June 3.
It was not immediately clear as to what the next step is.