Arrow Plumbing LLC Admits to Willfully Violating Safety Standards
Stefanie Valentic | EHS Today
Blue Springs, Mo.-based Arrow Plumbing LLC continues to be under OSHA’s enforcement eye after willfully admitting to violating the agency’s standards.
The plumbing subcontractor faces a civil monetary penalty of $225,000 after a Dec.15, 2016 trench collapse left 33-year-old worker Donald Meyer dead.
“Trenching and excavation work can be extremely dangerous,” said OSHA Acting Regional Administrator Bonita Winingham in a statement. “This settlement serves as a commitment by the employer to abate the identified workplace hazards, and implement additional safety measures to make their workplaces safer. The employer has also committed to ensuring continuous compliance with OSHA safety standards to prevent tragedies such as trench collapses from recurring…”(Read the full story)