Utility Contractor Again Cited for Safety Violations
Gloria Gonzalez | Business Insurance
U.S. regulators have again cited a utility contractor for workplace safety violations and proposed $18,659 in penalties.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspected the Naples, Florida worksite of Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Douglas N. Higgins Inc. as part of the agency’s national emphasis program on trenching and excavation, according to a statement Wednesday. OSHA inspectors cited Higgins for allowing employees to work in a trench without cave-in protection and for failing to maintain a safety and health program on excavation hazards…(Read the full story)