Post Profile






OSHA throws book at contractor for trenching death. I hear lame excuses for ignoring risk

DJ Meyer died when the trench he was working in collapsed around him. OSHA has proposed a $712,000 penalty against the company. When these incidents occur, what excuses does OSHA hear from the employers?
read more

share

Related Posts


Man Dies in Collapsed Trench in Pacific Palisades, Co-Worker Rescued With Serious Injuries

United States / Los Angeles : LAist

Two workers became trapped in a Pacific Palisades trench Thursday afternoon, but sadly only one man survived the deadly accident. [ more › ]

Construction Worker Killed In Trench Collapse On Staten Island

United States / New York : Gothamist

A construction worker was buried alive on Staten Island today when a water main trench he was working in collapsed. The 29-year-old worker, who has not been identified, suffered severe head trauma and leg injuries when the trench co...

Pacific Palisades trench accident victim dies, second man rescued

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

One of two people who were trapped in a 15-foot trench in Pacific Palisades has died, authorities said. The second worker in the construction project incident was rescued, an effort that lasted more than an hour after firefighters a...

Kentucky Construction Worker, 22, Killed When Trench Collapsed, Burying Him Alive Under 16-Feet Of Dirt And Gravel

News : The Inquisitr - News

A Kentucky construction worker, who was employed by ATS Construction, was killed after the trench he was working in collapsed, burying him under 16-feet of dirt and gravel, according to the Lexington Herald Leader. Just shortly befo...

OSHA gives DuPont a 50% discount on penalty for death of 4 workers

Health / Epidemiology : The Pump Handle

OSHA gave DuPont a 50 percent discount on a repeat violation that contributed to the death in November 2014 of four workers at the company's LaPorte, TX plant. Instead of a $70,000 penalty, the company got off cheap with an even che...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC