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OSHA investigating trench collapse death with no cave-in protection

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced an investigation into a cave-in incident that killed the owner of Krepline Trucking & Excavating Inc. from Appleton, Wis. According to OSHA’s Rhonda Burke, 46-year-old Scott A. Krepline was working in a trench by himself in Kaukauna, Wis., on the afternoon of Nov. 10 when the walls surrounding him collapsed inward. Although emergency responders attempted to get to him in time, Krepline was pronounced dead at the scene. “Preliminary reports indicate that the company was trenching and installing sewer line between new storage unit locations and an existing commercial business when ... Read More