Sausage manufacturer fined $116K for repeatedly exposing employees to safety hazards

March 25, 2024
OSHA's latest visit to the sausage manufacturer’s Alabama plant was a follow up to their initial inspection on December 8, 2022

An investigation conducted by OSHA has determined that Dean Sausage Co. Inc. exposed workers to a host of hazards related to lockout/tagout, machine guarding, hazard communication, and blocked exits. The agency’s latest visit to the sausage manufacturer’s Alabama plant was a follow up to their initial inspection on December 8, 2022. Initially, Dean Sausage was cited for 14 violations and was fined over $37,000.

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