by , on April 3, 2012

OSHA cited poultry processor, KD Acquisition I LLC dba Coleman Natural Foods, of Gainesville, FL.  Included were serious violations in which the company failed to train workers handling hazardous materials, provide written lockout/tagout procedures to shut down the energy sources of equipment, conduct an annual inspection of procedures to verify accuracy and perform complete lockout/tagout procedures when servicing or maintaining equipment.   Workers also were exposed to a number of electrical hazards due to damaged wiring on a roof top hoist, an electrical panel cabinet that required employees to work near energized parts when resetting electrical relays, and electrical receptacles located in wet and damp locations.

Click here to read the News Release dated 3/27/12.

Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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