California Fines Landscaping Company after Worker Fatality

California OSHA issued six citations and $54,750 in penalties to Amazon’s Landscaping Co., after a worker was fatally injured when a rope he had around his body became entangled in the stump grinder and he was pulled into the cutting wheel. Inspectors concluded that the company did not follow the manufacturer’s safety recommendations and failed to train workers on the safe operation of the grinder.