January 2019 Enforcement

California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Fines Construction Company for Trench Cave-in


California OSHA issued three citations and $66,000 in penalties to Empire Equipment Service, Inc., after a worker was killed in a trench cave-in. Inspectors concluded that the company failed to equip the excavation with adequate cave-in protection; inspect the excavation areas and protective system prior to the start of work; and correct unsafe conditions.


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