OSH Investigating North Carolina Worker Death In Electrical Accident
The accident took place on School Street at about 7:30 in the morning, according to Surry County emergency responders. He left behind a wife and three children.
The Occupational Safety and Health division of the North Carolina Department of Labor are investigating the on-the-job accident to find out why the accident took place and whether or not the tree trimming service could have prevented the fatal worker accident from taking place. The OSH officials are expected to interview witnesses, determine the equipment used by the company, their safety standards, and the training that they give to workers. In addition, the OSH will confirm that the company follows federal and state safety standards for workplace environments.
If Crump Tree Service was found to be careless or negligent, they could face fines and all violations will be made public.