Workers exposed to hazards & not provided protective clothing. OSHA fines company $129,500

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:

  1. Ensuring that receptacles have the correct polarity.
  2. Not providing “quick drench” and eyewash facilities for employees who work with corrosive cleaning chemicals.
  3. Not providing employees with the proper protective footwear.

The proposed penalties being fined against this company total over $129,000.

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