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Worker Injuries at Poultry Plant Lead to $88K in OSHA Fines

Morton, MS – Koch Foods of Mississippi LLC has been issued nine serious safety violations at its Morton (MS) chicken processing plant. OSHA has proposed fines totaling $88,632. Investigation of the Koch facility was triggered by two worker injuries in the spring of 2016. In March, a worker’s right finger was lacerated after his glove got caught in a…

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Lockout Failure Results in Amputation at Chicago-area Poultry Facility

Chicago, IL – OSHA has proposed penalties of $52,500 against Aspen Foods, Inc after a worker lost part of his finger in a machine. The employee lost part of his right middle finger while clearing a paper jam on a machine that lacked adequate safety guards. The northwest suburban Chicago-area poultry processing facility is based in Park Ridge…

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