Washington Cites Construction Company for Trenching and Excavation Hazards

The Washington Division of Occupational Safety and Healthissued six citations and $126,400 in penalties to Colf Construction for exposing workers to trenching and excavation hazards during a highway bridge project. Inspectors determined that the company failed to ensure that workers were protected from cave-ins, conduct daily excavation inspections, remove workers from hazardous areas, and provide safe exits from excavations.

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