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$6Mil Settlement in Bumble Bee Accident Felony Case, No Jail Time for Plant Managers

Los Angeles, CA – Bumble Bee Foods will pay a record $6 million to settle criminal charges filed after a worker burned to death in a Lockout/Tagout accident at their Santa Fe Springs (CA) plant in 2012. October 2012, 62-year-old Jose Melena was cooked to death inside a Bumble Bee Foods industrial oven. Melena was…

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Tank Explosion near Ft. Worth Kills Troxell Trailer Employee

Saginaw, TX – Jose Gayton died in a tank explosion Friday morning at the Troxell Trailer Manufacturing facility in Saginaw, TX just outside of Fort Worth. Two more employees were injured in the industrial accident. MedStar EMS was called to Troxell Trailer Manufacturing to respond to the accident. Matt Zavadsky with MedStar says some sort…

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