OSHA accuses pipe supplier of violating safety standards

May 01, 2013 | 09:42 AM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Everett J. Prescott, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, pipe, tube, water systems, workplace safety, Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — Pipe supplier Everett J. Prescott Inc. (EJP) faces $76,230 in fines for allegedly violating workplace safety standards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced.

OSHA inspectors happened upon an open, unguarded, 7-foot-3-inch-deep excavation in Scarborough, Maine, where EJP workers were installing a large valve in a pipe. The workers were not adequately protected from cave-ins and....





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