Grain Elevator Co. Fined $1.6M After Teen's Death

Law360, New York (November 23, 2009, 3:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Wage and Hour Division announced Monday that they had levied more than $1.6 million in fines against a Colorado grain elevator company where a teenage boy was killed in a workplace accident in May.

Following an investigation into the incident, OSHA has proposed more than $1.5 million in fines for 22 alleged willful and 13 alleged serious citations found at work sites for Tempel Grain Elevators LLP, a Wiley, Colo.-based company that operates 14 rural...
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