Man killed at North Carolina soup plant was military veteran

The 59-year-old man who was killed Sunday in a workplace accident at a soup factory in Maxton, North Carolina was a veteran of the U.S. Army, according to his obituary. Alex Radford died while using a forklift to dump a smaller dumpster into a larger dumpster at a loading dock, when the smaller dumpster fell […]

Fatal accident at Boston-area hospital under investigation

Fed-OSHA and local law enforcement agencies are investigating a fatal industrial accident at Emerson Hospital near Boston on Wednesday. The 46-year-old man reportedly died while working on a boiler system in a crawl space. CBS Boston [with video]

Employee at Virginia mill treated for laceration

VOSH is investigating a laceration incident that sent a worker at Georgia-Pacific Big Island Mill in Bedford County, Virginia to the hospital on Sunday. News & Advance (Lynchburg, Va.)

Commercial bakery fined over $67K for hazards

Fed-OSHA has fined a Miami Gardens, Florida company that makes bagels, danish, muffins and various other bread products for commercial clients including airlines and hospitals more than $67,200 for a variety of cited violations including combustible dust and chemical hazards. Miami Herald

Poultry processing workers face injuries in Wisconsin, nationwide

Although the meat and poultry processing industry’s injury rate has been dropping for years, it remains higher than average for manufacturing, and vast numbers of injuries never get reported. The largest Wisconsin poultry processors reported eight serious injuries since 2015, according to Fed-OSHA. La Crosse Tribune