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Blac Investments is fined $86,000 after a Tri County Metals worker suffered a partial hand amputation

Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 7:37 AM EDT
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TRENTON, Fla. (WCJB) - The final terms of the Department of Labor fine have been set for a manufacturing company in Trenton after a worker suffered a partial hand amputation.

Officials with OSHA set a final fine of $86,000 against Blac Investments, which owns Tri County Metals.

The case was closed on August 25th.

The proposed fine had been nearly $123,000.

An investigation determined the company knowingly removed protective guards from machines because they caused imperfections in the roofing material.

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