Oklahoma Construction Contractor Cited for Repeat Trenching, Excavation Hazards

OSHA has cited Cherokee Pride Construction Inc. of Sapulpa, Okla. for serious violations related to excavation work. According to a press release from agency, inspectors arrived at a job site in September 2020 to find “employees in standing water as they installed water lines in two trenches as part of a street widening project.”

OSHA said it determined that the company failed to protect workers from cave-ins and did not provide appropriate means of escape. Workers were also not wearing…Read More

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