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Missouri company repeats trenching hazards

November 27, 2019


When OSHA inspectors saw employees of Blue Nile Contractors, Inc. exposed to trenching and excavation hazards while installing water lines at a Kansas City, Missouri jobsite, it wasn’t a first for the company. Among the violations arising from that May 2019 inspection were four repeat violations, along with five serious ones – with proposed penalties of $210,037.

Additionally, the Birmingham, Missouri-based company had been placed in the Agency’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

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