Did language barrier lead to worker’s death?

A young worker at a tortilla manufacturing facility in Brooklyn, NY, was killed on the job. In the resulting inspection, OSHA found machine guarding issues and suggested the worker may not have understood safety training that was only provided in English.

OSHA to target primary metal manufacturers

OSHA’s giving fair warning to the primary metal industry. The agency is ramping up inspection efforts to protect workers from chemical and physical hazards.