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Valdosta business cited by OSHA

May 12, 2004

Valdosta - A South Georgia business is cited by the Occupation and Safety Health Administration for dangerous working conditions.

Standard Contractors was cited for trenching hazards at a Homerville excavation site where workers were installing sewer lines. They failed to provide workers with cave-in protection and a safe way to enter and exit the trench.

OSHA also says the business did not provide workers with hard hats while they were working near a back hoe.

They could be fined up to $76,000.00. Standard Contractors has 15 working days to appeal.

posted at 4:30 P.M. by ashley.harper@walb.com

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