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Worker's arm amputated at turkey facility

24-01-2012

OSHA has cited Jennie-O Turkey Store Inc. for eleven safety violations at its Barron, Wisconsin, facility after a worker’s arm was amputated below the shoulder while the individual was conducting cleaning activities in a confined space.

Jennie-O Turkey Store, based in Willmar, Minnesota, is a division of Austin, Minnesota-headquartered Hormel Foods Corp.

Proposed fines total $318,000.

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