The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Tyson Foods plant in Hutchinson for more safety violations.
OSHA labeled the plant a severe violator, meaning future inspections will ensure the violations have been corrected.
OSHA also recommended a $147,000 fine for four violations found during a recent inspection.
A worker's hand was severed in June while he and three others were cleaning a conveyor belt; his arm was pulled into the equipment.
An engineering firm wants to appeal a decision by federal regulators.The Occupational Safety and Health Administration--or OSHA--found in favor of a whistleblower at Wolf Creek Plant in Burlington, Kan.OSHA found the engineer was fired for reporting unsafe working conditions at the nuclear plant.Georgia-based Enercon Services owns the Wolf Creek plant. OSHA says Enercon violated whistleblower protections when it retaliated against an employee for raising concerns during construction work.