The partial amputation of a candy factory worker’s index finger could have been prevented had the company complied with federal safety rules, federal regulators said Wednesday. MJR, a Boston staffing company that does business as Snelling Staffing Services, provided the worker to Cambridge Brands Inc.’s production facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge Brands is a subsidiary company of Chicago-based Tootsie Roll Industries. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the temporary worker was operating a candy wrapping machine on Jan. 6, 2016, when his left index finger was mechanically severed. The accident prompted OSHA to investigate the Cambridge facility. ... Read More
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