Shaw Industries fined over worker death in 2017

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DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – Shaw Industries has been fined more than $20,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for two violations relating to the death of a worker at a Dalton plant in 2017.

Jesus Pimentel, died after getting caught between a piece of machinery and a beam.

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Shaw was originally assessed two fines of over $12,000 each.

After an appeal hearing in May, the fines were lowered to just over $10,000 each.