OSHA cites Kraft in Madison Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Kraft Foods Inc. for 12 serious and one other-than-serious safety violation at a facility of its subsidiary, Oscar Meyer, in Madison. Proposed fines total $75,000. –OSHA

You can read the actual citations right here.

There are some things in this citation I’ve been talking about for a while now – things that generally lead to very heated conversations! Here are two of them:

P&ID accuracy REALLY does matter!

As for the next item – let’s consider it a “shot across the bow” to the industry:

The next time this comes up at any Kraft facility it can be considered a Repeat or Willful citation with a penalty cap of $70,000!

Do your Management of Change procedures cover changes to key personnel? They certainly should, shouldn’t they?

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PSM / RMP Compliance Consultant
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