Category Archives: Machine Safety

$816,500 in Proposed Fines SIDNEY, Ohio — After providing false documentation and making false representations claiming that previously cited hazards related to hydraulic presses had been corrected, Formed Fiber Technologies LLC has been issued 14 safety citations, including willful and … Continue reading

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Fresh From Texas Inc. and iWorks Personnel Inc. fined a total of $135,200 Fresh From Texas Inc., a fresh fruit and vegetable processor for H-E-B Grocery stores and fast-food markets, and staffing agency iWorks Personnel Inc. have been cited for … Continue reading

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Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. fined nearly $60K After a follow-up inspection that began in December 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. for failing to correct previously cited serious safety … Continue reading

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Acadian Fine Foods cited for 16 serious and repeat violations; fined $121,660 OSHA cited Acadian Fine Foods, LLC for 16 violations, including one willful, one repeat, and 14 serious, following a referral inspection that began in December 2013 at the … Continue reading

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Amazon temp worker caught in between/crushed Temporary worker Ronald Smith died from injuries sustained after he was caught in between a conveyor system and crushed while performing sorting operations at an Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, New Jersey. Following an … Continue reading

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Company fined $101,200, placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program GENEVA, Neb. – Bioiberica Nebraska has been cited for ten safety and health violations (including three willful) for failing to protect workers from moving machine parts during service and maintenance. OSHA … Continue reading

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Tanner Timber Services faces $91,300 in proposed penalties Tanner Timber Services LLC was cited with five violations, including one willful, by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for failing to protect workers from hazardous, unguarded machines. … Continue reading

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Thirty-five citations for workplace safety and health violations issued HOUSTON, Texas – Continental Manufacturing Co. Inc., doing business as Continental Mixer, has been cited by OSHA for 35 safety and health violations, including failure to implement lockout/tagout procedures to protect … Continue reading

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BOISE, Idaho – After becoming entangled in mixing equipment used for cattle feed, an Anderson Farms employee died from mass trauma in Heyburn in February. OSHA investigated the facility after the incident and found five safety violations, including three serious. … Continue reading

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Employees face fire, mechanical and electrical hazards SYRACUSE, N.Y. – American Made Tires, an Elmira Heights, tire retreader, failed to correct twelve (12) hazards cited during a 2013 OSHA inspection. Because of that inaction, and the discovery of new and … Continue reading

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