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Marks farms fined after worker’s death


May 31, 2018
By Fox News

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A Lewis County farm has been fined nearly $25,000 after a worker died there last November.

It’s in connection with the death of 32 year old Ryan Ouellette. He died while working on Marks Farms just outside Lowville.

At the time, state police said he became trapped in a manure separator.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, cited the farm for three serious violations involving the safe operation and guarding of farm machinery and fined it nearly $25,000. | READ MORE