New York Trench Death Draws Manslaughter Charge

(Roy Lewis, CMI - North Florida Inspector) #1

A pair of construction managers and their companies face criminal charges in New York City in the case of a fatal trench collapse, newspapers reported this week. “Wilmer Cueva, Alfonso Prestia and their companies Sky Materials and Harco Construction were charged with recklessly causing the death of Carlos Moncayo, a Sky employee,” reports the Corporate Crime Reporter (see: “Manslaughter Charges in New York Trench Collapse Death of 22-Year Old Worker”).

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(Michael Larson, WI Lic. # 1672-106) #2

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A pair of construction managers and their companies face criminal charges in New York City in the case of a fatal trench collapse, newspapers reported this week. “Wilmer Cueva, Alfonso Prestia and their companies Sky Materials and Harco Construction were charged with recklessly causing the death of Carlos Moncayo, a Sky employee,” reports the Corporate Crime Reporter (see: “Manslaughter Charges in New York Trench Collapse Death of 22-Year Old Worker”).

http://www.jlconline.com/safety/new-york-trench-death-draws-manslaughter-charge_o.aspx?dfpzone=coastal&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=jump&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=COCO_081115%20(1)&he=b7f4112dbe90ccd76c7b871b49b41bf1fb0ecbfb
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Wow.

I just heard my nephew quit a job recently because they wanted the crew to set steel beams and structure during a thunder and lightning storm.

What idiots. If you don't care for your workers lives ,soon no one will work for you.

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(Roy Lewis, CMI - North Florida Inspector) #3

The dude had to pay$500 for his own safety instruction.

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