Georgia Peanut Processor Cited and Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program

OSHA cited Great Southern Peanut, LLC, for safety and health violations after conducting a follow-up inspection as part of a formal settlement with the agency. The company faces $309,505 in proposed penalties for failing to develop and implement procedures for confined space entry; train employees on confined space hazards; reduce compressed air to the required level; and meet recordkeeping requirements. The company was placed in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

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