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OSHA cites Florida labor contractor after farmworker dies from heat illness

A federal workplace safety investigation revealed that a 35-year-old farmworker died from heat illness on a Duette, Florida, farm in April 2022, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Wednesday. Inspectors┬álearned the employee of Citrus Harvesting Inc., which is facing a $29,004 fine, was harvesting strawberries at 5:45 p.m. when others observed the worker …

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