A Chicago engineering company, classified as a severe safety violator by federal regulators, was cited and fined for failing to protect workers from trench cave-ins. The company was placed in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program when it was issued for safety violations for failing to comply with trenching standards. Violations carry penalties of $105,600. Protect employees and your business by
- protecting workers from cave-in hazards while in a trench over 5 feet deep
- support street pavement above the trench from collapsing on workers
- remove employees from known cave-in hazards
With safety in place your business is Safe avoid hazards by keeping up with OSHA’S Safety guidelines.