Safety and OSHA News

Jury awards $2.2M to worker for back injury

What happens when a company chooses to go without workers’ comp insurance? One potential result is a large jury award when an employee is injured, such as what happened in this case.  [Read more…]

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Tyson to pay $32 million to settle PPE question

Tyson Foods will pay $32 million to settle the question of whether workers should be paid for the time it takes to put on and take off protective clothes and safety gear at the beginning and end of their shifts. [Read more…]

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Worker killed by poisonous fumes — company pays maximum fine

Tyson Foods will pay a $500,000 fine for willfully violating safety regulations that led a worker to be overcome by hydrogen sulfide fumes and later die. [Read more…]

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Company pays maximum OSHA fine in worker’s death

Tyson Foods has agreed to pay the maximum penalty for a willful violation of an OSHA standard resulting in the death of an employee. [Read more…]

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