February 13, 2023
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has fined Mars Wrigley $14,500 after two contractors fell into a vat of chocolate at the comapny's facility in Elizabethtown, PA.
The incident took place on June 9, 2022, when two contracted workers fell into a chocolate tank. A hole had to be cut into the partically filled tank to resuce the workers, who were taken to a nearby hospital, including one by helicopter.
OSHA said the workers were not properly trained or authorized to work on the tank.
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