Iowa OSHA Fines ADM for January Explosion in Clinton
Including a citation for not providing adequate information to combat fire
The Des Moines Register reported that Iowa OSHA is proposing fines for two companies involved in the fire and explosion at a Clinton grain silo that killed a firefighter and injured another.
Clinton fire Lt. Eric Hosette was killed in the Jan. 5 blast and fire at the Archer Daniels Midland Co. silo, and firefighter Adam Cain was injured.
The Clinton Herald reports that ADM is contesting the nearly $56,000 in penalties, and Bill Whitter's Construction is contesting a penalty of nearly $7,800.