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Food Warehouse that OSHA Called a ‘Death Trap’ Agrees to Improve Safety

“Food Warehouse that OSHA Called a ‘Death Trap’ Agrees to Improve Safety
Unicold willfully disregarded employee safety, OSHA says.
Mar 31, 2015 – Ginger Christ

After two years of fighting OSHA safety citations, Unicold Corp. has agreed to fix the problems identified at its Honolulu site by OSHA and pay the fines associated with the safety violations.

OSHA in February 2013 found nearly every door at the facility blocked, locked or inaccessible, and noted the use of ammonia as a refrigerant, among other hazards.

“The department will not allow Unicold or other employers to allow dangerous conditions that put workers in a potential death trap,” said Janet Herold, the department’s regional solicitor in San Francisco…”

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Food Warehouse that OSHA Called a ‘Death Trap’ Agrees to Improve Safety

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