Two chocolate processing companies in Camden, N.J. have been fined for safety violations following the death of an employee who fell into a giant vat of chocolate in July. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Lyons & Sons Inc. and Cocoa Services LP with a total of 12 serious citations. The employee died in July after he was hit by a paddle used to mix chocolate. OSHA said there were improper safety precautions at the facility and that a first-aid program was not in place. Fines for the two companies total more than $39,000.
Source: Insurance Journal
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