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Four companies fined after tragic accident in processing plant

UNITED STATES
Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 03:50 (GMT + 9)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined with more than USD187,000 four companies related to a deadly explosion that took place last year in the plant Omega Protein has in Moss Point, Mississippi. OSHA has found that Omega Protein, Accu-Fab & Construction Inc., and JP Williams Machine & Fabrication, in Moss Point, and Global Employment, in Pascagoula, were responsible for the tragedy that could have been avoided. Last July a worker died and another was seriously injured in an explosion that took place at Omega Protein plant, when the hired personnel was welding pipes above a tank that contained hazardous gases. OSHA said in a press release that has issued 13 citations to Omega Protein, a producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, for wilful, repeated and serious safety violations. The company also received a citatio... FULL STORY

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