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Commercial Bakery Faces $123K in OSHA Fines

Friday, November 10, 2017 | 557 | 0 | 0 min read

A commercial bakery in Bellevue, Nebraska, is facing proposed penalties of $122,625 from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for allegedly exposing workers to unguarded machinery and electrical hazards. Bimbo Bakeries USA was issued citations for three repeat and three serious violations on Nov. 1. The company has 15 business days to contest the citations. According to OSHA, the bakery didn’t provide machine guarding to protect workers from hazardous parts. In particular, a horizontal band saw used by maintenance workers to fabricate parts lacked guarding, the agency...

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