New York Contractor Agrees to Cease Digging Excavations, Pay $135K in Penalties, After 2020 Fatal Long Island Trench Collapse

New York, NY (WorkersCompensation.com) – A Long Island superstructure, foundation and concrete company will pay $135,612 in penalties stemming from the collapse of an approximately 30-foot deep trench in Oyster Bay that led to the deaths of two workers.

Following a January 2020 investigation, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that RC Structures Inc. of Roslyn did not provide a protective system to prevent a trench collapse, and…Read More

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