Thousands In Fines For Breaux Bridge Company
The government's Occupational Safety and Health Administrtion has made a decision about a Breaux Bridge compnay it says stands accused of chemical and fire hazards. C.J's Seafood will be facing fines of over 34-thousand dollars, while OHSA says they will be also looking to the company to pay up for 214-thousand dollars in back wages.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration conducted an investigation after which there were more than ten citations for allegations of safety violations.
OSHA says in their findings that the building had no fire extinguishers, they had no exit signs and they did not have any emergency eyewash stations. The Administration also believes that C.J.'s failed to pay the federal minimum wage, and that they failed to pay overtime to more than 70 workers. The company has 15 business days to comply with the findings of OSHA. They also could contest the findings.