OSHA Cites Devinish Nutrition for Safety Violations
Agency says Iowa feed mill exposed employees to risks, including long falls
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants to impose fines of more than $74,000 on Devenish Nutrition, Maquoketa, IA, the Telegraph Herald reports.
The company is based in Fairmont, MN, and has a feed mill in Maquoketa. Company officials have declined to comment.
Inspectors said after a Dec. 2-3 check that they found a lack of proper protection from falls along the Maquoketa building's catwalk and no protection for workers who climbed onto the roof to open bin lid covers.