OSHA cites Tyson Foods plant for eight violations

The Nebraska plant of Tyson Foods, Inc., was recently issued eight safety violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

OSHA inspected the manufacturing plant on Monday, after the plant was found to have a high employee injury and illness rate. It was found that the plant was in violation of eight critical safety regulations, including failure to cover an electrical outlet and problems in the refrigeration system. These problems could cause fires and burn injuries to workers.

Tyson Foods, Inc., has been ordered to pay $66,000 in fines. The corporation will have fifteen days to contest the charges.

Violations of safety regulations at the workplace can cause serious injury to a worker. If you or someone you love has been injured because an employer failed to follow safety regulations, please contact the Minnesota employer negligence lawyers of Robert Wilson & Associates at (612) 334-3444.