• Companies were fined $1 million after officials said a poultry plant leak that killed 6 employees was 'entirely avoidable'

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Four companies have been fined a total of almost $1 million for a liquid nitrogen leak at a poultry plant in Gainesville, Georgia that killed six employees, federal officials said Friday.
    An investigation by the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found Foundation Food Group and Messer "failed to implement any of the safety procedures necessary to prevent the nitrogen leak, or to equip workers responding to it with the knowledge and equipment that could have saved their lives," the agency said in a statement .
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