What Do You Think: Was Unsafe Site 'Substantially Certain' to Cause Death?
Middletown, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) – When a worker without excavating experience went into a leaky trench, his death was the tragic result. But how certain the company was about the risk the worker faced from the company’s actions was a question an Ohio court had to consider.
The worker was assigned to spread gravel at the bottom of an excavated trench and set storm sewer pipes at one of the company’s projects.
While digging the trench, two owners of the company ...
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