Chewy asks 11th Circ. Citation to Nix after worker’s death

By Irene Spezzamonte (September 2, 2022, 2:03 p.m. EDT) – The Eleventh Circuit should overturn an OSHA ruling and void a U.S. Department of Labor citation it issued to Chewy Inc. after a worker died at a Florida facility, the company said, adding that it was unaware of certain security measures it may have taken following the employee’s death.

In a brief Thursday, the online pet retailer told the appeals court that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration erred in upholding a citation the DOL issued after the death of an employee in 2018 while driving a forklift that passed under a horizontal beam of a storage rack.

Chewy said an OSHA review…

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