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Osceola company agrees to pay OSHA $163K after worker cuts off finger

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Osceola (WQOW) - A western Wisconsin company accused of putting employees at risk has reached a settlement with federal safety regulators. 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said an employee cut off part of her finger on a spot welding machine in February at Kapco, located in Osceola. 

OSHA CITES OSCEOLA-BASED KAPCO AFTER WELDER AMPUTATES FINGER IN MACHINE

OSHA said exactly one year ago to the day, another worker lost part of the same finger on the same machine. 

Kapco has agreed to pay a fine of $163,000, and to work with OSHA to prevent future safety violations. 

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