Nebraska Egg Processing Facility Cited After Employee Fatally Injured

NebraskaMichael Foods Inc., an egg processing facility based in Wakefield, Neb., was cited for multiple safety violations after an employee was fatally struck by a dock leveler. Investigators found that the company failed to: properly brace equipment during servicing and maintenance; develop effective training and procedures for lockout/tagout; and review the company’s lockout/tagout safety procedures. OSHA proposed penalties of $188,464. For details, read the news release.