CO: Grain elevator company pleads guilty in teen death. (Reuters.com)

DENVER – A rural Colorado company pleaded guilty in federal court to violating workplace laws in the death of a 17-year-old boy, Cody Rigsby, who suffocated after he lost his footing and was sucked into a bin being filled with grain in May 2009. Tempel Grain Elevators LLP to pay Rigsby’s family $500K, and over $1.6M in fines to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. According to researchers at Purdue University, at least 26 U.S. workers were killed in grain entrapments in 2010. For more details see: Grain elevator company pleads guilty in teen death.

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One Response to CO: Grain elevator company pleads guilty in teen death. (Reuters.com)

  1. Pulitzer prize material there.

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