Day: January 12, 2018

Construction Company Owner Faces Felony Charges for Workplace Fatality

Construction Company Owner Faces Felony Charges for Workplace Fatality Jessica Davis | Occupational Health & Safety The owner of a Seattle construction company has been charged with second-degree manslaughter after a 2016 fatal trench collapse. This is the first time a Washington employer has faced felony charges for a workplace fatality. The King County Prosecuting …

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BSG reports 16% increase in Excavation work breaches

BSG reports 16% increase in Excavation work breaches PBC Today The BSG has reported a 16% rise in ‘Excavation work’ breaches on construction sites. BSG’s figure is based on approximately 11,000 independent inspections conducted for the construction industry over a six month period, comparing Q3 with Q4 in 2017. Injuries resulting from excavation trench collapses …

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Natural gas restored to all occupied homes and businesses after Martin County line break

Natural gas restored to all occupied homes and businesses after Martin County line break Will Greenlee and Emily Bohatch | Treasure Coast All occupied homes and businesses affected by a natural gas outage Monday morning had the service restored by Wednesday afternoon, a Teco Peoples Gas spokeswoman said. Spokeswoman Sylvia Vega said of the 409 …

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