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Cal/OSHA cites Shimmick, Con-Quest $65K in tunnel death

Cal/OSHA cites Shimmick, Con-Quest $65K in tunnel death

February 21, 2019

In the wake of the accident, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) has changed the safety rules for companies that want to bid on its projects, according to KQED News. The new procedures went into effect at the beginning of this year. The first project to comply with the new safety requirements was the $90 million first phase of the L-Taraval line improvement project.

Contractors must now include more details in the safety plans they submit to the agency and must also commit to hiring dedicated safety managers to work on Muni projects.

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