Avoiding OSHA Citations In Food And Beverage Industry

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 1:03 PM EDT) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspected a yogurt manufacturing plant last fall and, in March, 2012, issued citations for safety and health violations with proposed penalties totaling $178,000. OSHA also inspected a cheese manufacturing plant beginning last fall and, in May 2012, issued citations for alleged violations of the process safety management and other standards, with penalties totaling $241,000.

Citations resulting from both inspections include those most frequently cited in OSHA enforcement against the “Food and Kindred Products” industries, including hazard communication, guarding of machines...
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