July 28, 2008

Bitter accusations on sugar plants

Sugar manufacturer Imperial Sugar is taking offense on the citations and allegations made by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) agency regarding the company's workplace safety.

Last week, OSHA issued Imperial Sugar an $8.8m fine, said to be the third largest in OSHA's history, following a sugar refinery explosion in February at the company's Port Wentworth, Georgia, plant. The explosion killed 13 employees and hospitalized 40 others.

More on this post...