MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) - As an East Texas business works with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Marshall Pottery officials have released a statement on their progress.
Earlier this year, Arturo Gonzales died when attempting to perform maintenance to a 300-foot kiln.
In October, Marshall Pottery was fined with 31 violations, totaling $829,891. Some violations include respiratory protection, portable fire extinguishers, occupational noise exposure, permit-required confined spaces, unsafe scaffolding, among others.
Below is a statement from Morris Jones, Marshall Pottery's HR Manager:
Gonzales' family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Marshall Pottery.