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Felony Charges Against Seattle Contractor Highlight Trenching Safety Gaps Nation-Wide

The recent death of a Seattle man in a work-place incident raised awareness about nation-wide gaps when it comes to trenching safety and compliance.

Harold Felton, 36, died on January 26, 2016 when he was buried in a trench-collapse incident while working on a sewer line at a West Seattle house. 270 more words


66-year-old man dies after industrial accident at Waste Management Facility in Franklin

FRANKLIN — OSHA officials are investigating an industrial accident that happened at the Waste Management facility in Franklin on Wednesday morning, January 10th. Authorities say a 66-year-old man died as a result. 65 more words


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Deadline for electronic injury, illness reports was Dec. 31, next date is Jul 1, 2018

OSHA delayed the OSHA 300A upload compliance date until Dec. 31, 2017 for employers to electronically submit injury and illness data for 2016 calendar year. 774 more words

Construction Company Owner Charged with Manslaughter Over Worker's Trench Death

Phillip Numrich, the owner of Seattle-area Alki Construction, was charged Jan. 5 with felony manslaughter following an investigation of the death of an employee in a collapsed trench two years ago. 305 more words

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Conn Maciel Carey Opens Chicago Office with Prominent OSHA and Labor Lawyers Aaron Gelb and Mark Trapp

Washington, D.C.-based OSHA and Labor & Employment law firm Conn Maciel Carey LLP is pleased to announce the launch of a Midwest Office in Chicago, IL and the addition of two prominent Chicago attorneys – … 706 more words


'Walking Dead' Production Company Slapped With Maximum Fine In Stuntman's On-Set Death

UPDATED with production company statement: In the wake of July’s death of stuntman John Bernecker on the Georgia set of The Walking Dead, OSHA has imposed the maximum allowable fine – $12,675 – on the company that produces the show. 321 more words

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