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Kroger Cited After Butcher Loses Fingertip in Meat Saw

Friday, March 25, 2016 | 356 | 0 | 4 min read

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Cincinnati Kroger Co. grocery store after one of its butchers lost his fingertip in a meat saw. OSHA inspected the store after the incident and issued one serious and one repeat violation citation, and proposed penalties of $45,000. It was cited for a repeat violation for not adjusting a guard on a meat-cutting saw to the thickness and height of the meat being cut. The Kroger Co. was cited for the same violation in March 2015 at another Cincinnati store and in November 2015 for a store in Proctorville, according to ...

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