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Florida Labor Contractor Cited in Orange Harvester Death

Daniel CooperLabor, Regulation, Weather

A federal workplace safety investigation found a Florida labor contractor could have prevented the fatal illness of a 41-year-old worker who collapsed while harvesting oranges at Alico Farms in December 2023. According to investigators, the incident could have been avoided if the required steps to protect employees from hazards associated with high temperatures were taken.  Inspectors with the U.S. Department of Labor’s …