OSHA

Health
10:19 am
Wed December 18, 2013

OSHA Lablels Tyson Foods Plant In Hutchinson A 'Severe Violator'

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.

Courts
6:44 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Firm To Appeal Wolf Creek Whisteblower Case

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.

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