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Published June 25, 2013, 06:49 PM

ND trucking company faces fine for workplace safety violation

A North Dakota trucking company has been cited for safety violations after a worker died as a result of on-the-job injuries. Plains Trucking in Ross, North Dakota could pay as much as 28,000 dollars for nine safety violation citations.

A North Dakota trucking company has been cited for safety violations after a worker died as a result of on-the-job injuries. Plains Trucking in Ross, North Dakota could pay as much as 28,000 dollars for nine safety violation citations.

The worker died after cleaning the inside of a crude oil tanker that exploded. Another worker suffered a concussion and a head laceration. Plains Trucking has 15 business days to pay the fees, request a conference with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or contest the findings.

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