OSHA proposes $1.84 million in fines after Didion Milling plant explosion that killed five
The Didion Milling Co. plant in Cambria exploded on May 31. Five workers were killed.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a news release Friday saying that an accumulation of highly combustible grain dust likely caused the explosion. OSHA officials said the explosion was preventable and proposed $1.84 million in fines.
The company has 15 days to comply with the fine, request a conference with OSHA officials or contest the findings before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
Didion released a statement to CBS 58 that read in part: