Sorry, I’m a Safety Snitch

When I see an OSHA violation, I might take action. It’s because I care about workers and don’t want to see them hurt on the job.

Sorry, I’m a Safety Snitch

This unidentified worker is at the bottom of an estimated 15-foot-deep septic tank excavation with no shoring, a clear OSHA violation. This photo was submitted to Onsite Installer. We wouldn’t normally run it in the magazine, but do so here to stress the importance of following safety rules. We alerted the installer contractor about the violation on the job site.

There’s a road construction project in progress in my neighborhood, with a crew replacing some storm sewer collection lines and resurfacing the street. Dump trucks, excavators and other equipment are being shuttled up and down my block as I write this column.

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