Safety violations at UM dining hall mean proposed fines of $134,000 for managing company

Source: David J. Neal, Miami Herald, January 23, 2019

An August inspection of a University of Miami dining hall resulted in $134,880 in proposed fines for three workplace safety violations. And two of the three violations at the Mahoney Pearson Dining Hall were classified as Repeat violations because North Carolina-based Compass Group USA, which runs the dining hall through its Chartwells Dining division, got busted breaking similar rules in Illinois in 2014. Of 20 workplace inspections nationally since 2014, according to OSHA.gov, Compass has been fined nine times. The biggest before this was $38,000 for failures at Canteen Vending Services in Bloomingdale, Illinois. …

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Chartwells to Open Tossed Unit at University of Miami
Source: Food Management, November 3, 2014
Deal with Compass is part of chain’s strategy to expand in the onsite dining market.

Compass Group/Chartwells has signed a franchise agreement with the Tossed restaurant concept that offers design your own salads, wraps, sandwiches, melts and other menu items…. The self-contained unit will feature the chain’s new stand-alone prototype design, which includes soothing, contemporary and nature-inspired colors with a cool contemporary look. Tossed anticipates opening in Miami’s Whitten Hall in late December in time for the students’ return the first week of January.