UPDATE 4:47 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 - OSHA was notified of an employee of Cal North Farm Labor, Inc. who was fatally crushed while working around a walnut bin at Crain Walnut Shelling Inc., according to Frank Polizzi, DIR Public Information Officer.
OSHA has opened an inspection to determine the cause of the incident and may issue citations for violations of workplace safety regulations, he said.
LOS MOLINOS, Calif. - An employee died at Crane Walnut Shelling, Inc. on Saturday, Oct. 6, in a factory death, the company has confirmed.
The worker was hired through a hard-labor contractor based out of the area.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is on site, and there is a current investigation underway.
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