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Chicken plant receives OSHA violations

MORTON, Miss.- A chicken plant affiliated with the Illinois-based Koch Foods has been cited for violations by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 

The OSHA has cited nine serious safety violations after a worker sliced a finger back in March, and another worker broke two fingers on a rotating shaft in April.

Local media reports the violations total fines of $88,632.

No statements have been released at this time by Koch or the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.

Prior violations were recorded in 2010 and 2012.

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