FL Bakery Rack Loader Maker Faces Safety Fines

Friday, July 27, 2018 @ 04:07 PM gHale

BC Direct Corp., doing business as Robotray, is facing $42,682 in fines for exposing employees to struck-by, electrical shock, fire, and explosion hazards, said officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

The company faces 15 serious violations.

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OSHA cited the Miami-based manufacturer of bakery rack loaders for allowing employees to use spliced extension cords as well as for failing to properly store chemical cylinders and anchor machinery.

“Employers are required to assess the hazards in their workplaces and implement procedures to protect workers from serious or fatal injuries,” said OSHA Fort Lauderdale Area Office Director Condell Eastmond.

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