Smithfield Foods plans to contest a citation from OSHA that claims it failed to protect employees from COVID-19.
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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls for failing to protect employees from COVID-19.
Smithfield Foods Inc. spent $350 million on COVID-19-related expenses in the second quarter, causing its operating results to swing to a loss.
Smithfield is ramping up operations at its Sioux Falls plant. Here’s a look at some of the changes workers will find when they begin going back to their jobs.
A 15-page report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged there were precautions taken at Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls to limit the spread of COVID-19 but detailed many additional recommendations to improve the approach before the plant reopens.
The South Dakota secretary of health will declare a public health emergency in Minnehaha County today after 190 people tested positive for COVID-19 following exposure at Smithfield in Sioux Falls.