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OSHA Proposes $70K Penalty Over Worker’s Preventable Death

A 52-year old construction worker was crushed when the conveyor carriage weighing nearly 4 tons fell on him at the Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo.

Federal inspectors cited KCI Inc., which is rebuilding the assembly line at the Ford Motor Co. plant, with one willful safety violation under OSHA’s general duty clause. So reports Fox 4 News KC.

The agency determined that KCI did not provide a workplace free of recognized hazards. OSHA has proposed penalties of $70,000 to the construction company, which employed the deceased worker. The agency also cited Ford for not inspecting the assembly line’s construction.

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