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Missouri Company Fined $700K for Breaking Rules After Worker Fatality

A Missouri plumbing company has been fined more than $700,000 for workplace safety violations, including an employee’s death. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Arrow Plumbing LLC for the death of 33-year-old Donald “D.J.” Meyer and for allegedly failing …

Missouri Plumbing Contractor Hit with $714K in Fines Over Trench Collapse

A month after a 33-year-old worker died while working in an unprotected trench, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors found another employee of the same Missouri plumbing contractor working in a similarly unprotected trench at another …

OSHA: No Reinforced Walls in Deadly Ohio Trench Collapse

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says inspectors probing a construction site where a worker was killed this week found no evidence the wall of the trench was reinforced. Cleveland.com reports OSHA officials say inspectors didn’t find a trench box …

Louisiana Firm Fined $105K Following Deadly Trench Collapse

Federal workplace safety officials have cited a Baton Rouge, La., contractor following a trench collapse in which Isidro Martinez, 24 was killed. Another worker was pulled to safety by co-workers. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration …