OSHA Fines Phenix Lumber $439,400 After Injury & Wrongful Death

In March of this year, OSHA inspectors were following up on whether violations they had found earlier at Phenix Lumber Company had been fixed -- violations they had already cited but hadn't been fixed at the time of an earlier inspection.

Before the team could finish its review, a worker was killed -- crushed to death between pieces of industrial equipment -- and another had broken his neck after falling 10 feet from a debarker he maintained every day.

OSHA's criticism was harsh.

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