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“There is no situation where employees should be expected to risk serious injury or death, especially on the heels of a tragic incident that took the lives of six co-workers,” Acting Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Jim Frederick said. (Credit: iStockphoto.com) “There is no situation where employees should be expected to risk serious injury or death, especially on the heels of a tragic incident that took the lives of six co-workers,” Acting Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Jim Frederick said. (Credit: iStockphoto.com)

A Georgia poultry plant operator is being hit with its second fine of the year from the Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after workers were exposed to another chemical leak, the administration reported.

Foundation Food Group Inc. is facing a $154,000 penalty for subjecting employees to hazards from the release of anhydrous ammonia and failing to install a system that protected workers, according to OSHA.

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Steve Hallo

Steve Hallo is an assistant editor with PC360 Group. Prior to his current position, Steve spent nearly a decade covering retail transformation, consumer trends, manufacturing issues and supply chain challenges impacting global CPG markets. He can be reached at [email protected], and on LinkedIn and Twitter.  

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