OSHA has cited a Houston civil construction firm for two serious and one repeat violation. SER Construction Partners Ltd. based out of Pasadena, Texas, specializes in heavy civil construction and employs about 370 employees. The serious violations were related to “trenching” activities including failing to provide a safe egress from the trench and failing to prevent water accumulation. The repeat violation was related to SER’s failure to provide adequate cave-in protection. Proposed penalties total $79,900.
Read the full release from OSHA here.