Landes Foods LLC, located in Dallas, Texas has been fined by OSHA for repeat health and safety violations. A follow-up inspection by OSHA at the company’s tortilla plant showed that none of the prior documented violations had been corrected. The workers were still being exposed to unsafe conditions.
The 3 prior violations that were cited were:
- Ensuring that receptacles have the correct polarity.
- Not providing “quick drench” and eyewash facilities for employees who work with corrosive cleaning chemicals.
- Not providing employees with the proper protective footwear.
The proposed penalties being fined against this company total over $129,000.