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    OSHA launches investigation of company digging trench that collapsed in Omaha

    By Alia Conley / World-Herald staff writer Mar 15, 2017 Updated 2 hrs ago

    U.S. Labor Department officials have opened an investigation into the trenching company that was involved in Tuesday’s trench collapse that trapped a worker for about 6½ hours.
    Utility Trenching, which has operated in Omaha for 15 years and has four previous OSHA violations, will be investigated by officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Violations can result in fines up to $160,000 a piece, though actual fines tend to be substantially lower.
    An employee of Utility Trenching declined to comment Wednesday.

    Drew Johnson, 23, was stuck knee-deep in soil in a roughly 12-foot-deep trench about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday outside a home at 13019 Hawthorne Court. One side of the trench had collapsed on his legs.

    FULL story: http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/osha-launches-investigation-of-company-digging-trench-that-collapsed-in/article_380504e4-c3ab-5439-9252-c9312ac405d8.html

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  • Marym625 (21526 posts)
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    1. That's scary

    Sure sounds like corners are cut

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