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Tyson Foods Fined By OSHA-Implications for Egg Producers

Dec 2, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has levied a fine of $122,000 on Tyson Foods Inc. for violations at a plant in Buffalo NY.  The case arises from an inspection carried out by the Agency as a component of their Site-Specific Targeting Program.

Defects noted during the inspection conducted in May comprised:-

  • Failure to guard skylights and roof hatch-ways
  • Failure to provide safety-related work practices to prevent electric shock and also burns from arc welding
  • Failure to provide workers with protective gear

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