Adidas & Kanye West's Yeezy "Endangered Employees": Fines After Investigation

Kanye West’s design studio in Calabasas, California grew to become the topic an investigation following a office accident involving an worker who allegedly dropped a 3D printer on his foot. The course of the California Division Occupational Safety and Health headed by has given rise to extra findings.

A report claims the accident resulted “sustained crush accidents” on the employee’s left hand and foot. According to the documentation, the incident occurred when two staff sought to relocate a sole press machine, beforehand reported as a 3D printer, with the use a pallet truck. The truck and sole press finally tipped over whereas in use, falling on one the boys. 

The investigation acknowledged that the actions main as much as these accidents went towards producer precautions because the truck was getting used on an inclined floor. It dominated towards the employer, who failed to coach their staff appropriately and fer correct coaching to make sure the secure use tools.

Considering the findings the investigation, the California Division Occupational Safety and Health has advised monetary penalties for the employers in query, two fines towards Adidas America totaling $45,000. This penalty can be palatable compared to the “$129,000 in fines per violation” the corporate was going through based on earlier reviews.

Adidas has but to touch upon the matter.