Every year California’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (CAL/OSHA) releases a report with details of the top-cited violations across several industries for the previous year. The report specific to the agriculture industry showed for the year 2017 to 2018, businesses were cited 345 times for a total of $1,154,682 in fines.
AgSafe CEO Amy Wolfe said the most cited violation was a failure to comply with heat illness prevention standard. The second highest in violation is a failure to have an injury and illness prevention program. Most of the time, Wolf said the violations are given not because a business doesn’t have a proper plan but because they don’t follow through with the paperwork.
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Multi-Media Journalist & AgNet News Hour Anchor