July 2018 Enforcement

South Florida Utility Company Cited After Employee Sustains Fatal Injuries

Florida

Utility company Douglas N. Higgins, Inc. was fined $162,596 after an employee was fatally injured when a steel plate fell on him. OSHA issued citations for multiple trenching violations, failing to perform atmospheric testing, and allowing employees to use defective equipment to hoist a compactor. The company was cited for a similar violation in January after three employees succumbed to toxic gases while working in a manhole. For more information, read the news release.

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