Monro Muffler, an auto repair company with 800 locations throughout the United States, has reached a settlement in which they have vowed to implement safer work practices. The settlement with the Department of Labor follows a hydraulic lift incident at its Stoughton, Massachusetts location. The settlement will require Monro Muffler to institute regular mechanical checks of its hydraulic lift equipment and pay fines of $12,500 for the previous incident. The incident in April 2011 that prompted the citation involved a car falling from the lift to the ground at the Stoughton store.
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