Potato Chip Company Cited for Over 20 Safety Violations

OSHA cites Terrell’s Potato Chip Corp. for over $100,000 in proposed fines

According to a press release from OSHA, the organization has cited Syracuse, NY-based potato chip company Terrell’s Potato Chip Co. for $115,500 in proposed safety violation fines. The company has been cited for 23 violations following an inspection that was completed as part of OSHA’s Site-Specific Targeting Program.

The facility located at 218 Midler Park Drive was cited for the violations, many of which are similar to violations that were cited during a 2009 inspection, according to OSHA. The nine repeat violations (totaling $70,840 in proposed fines) include: failure to ensure guarding on operating parts of machinery, failure to train workers on the unintended startup of machinery, failure to secure stacked materials from collapsing or sliding, failure to remove damaged electrical parts from service and failure to keep work areas clean.

OSHA also cited the company for other hazards, including a locked exit door, fire extinguishers that were not fully charged, unlabeled containers of hazardous chemicals and more.

For more information, visit OSHA.gov

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Easy to Use Safety Incident App

    Record incidents on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Collect data for multiple types of incidents including including near misses, vehicle and environmental incidents, and employee and non-employee injuries; at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. IndustrySafe is here to help. We put together a resource that’s easy to digest so you can get answers to your training questions and ensure you're complying with OSHA's standards.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus