GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – The Pilgrims Pride plant in Guntersville will now have to pay nearly $27,000 after a worker died in an accident in January.
According to Al.com, the occupational safety and health administration issued findings of two serious violations at the plant.
35-year-old Gabriel Seth Brutley died on January 6th after he fell from a lift designed to move materials.
Inspectors found that a mechanical lift had no safety divide to prevent falls, and had been used to move loads heavier than the recommended amount.
The plant has been fined nearly $27,000 and has 15 days to respond to the findings and dispute the fines.