Nine On Your Side has learned the N.C. Department of Labor has concluded an investigation into an accident at Atlantic Veneer Corp. in Beaufort.
It happened back in February of this year.
A citation for one serious violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina was issued. It carries a penalty of $1,138. The citation cites a violation of the machine guarding standard.
Atlantic Veneer now has 15 working days to request an informal conference with the Labor Department, to file a notice of contest with the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission of North Carolina, or to pay the penalty.