Wyoming Trench Death Investigation – Developer’s Violations

A fatal trench collapse took the lives of two men in Teton County. The two men were working in a 12-foot-deep trench at a construction site when it gave way. The developer of the site was giving direction and control of the two men to perform the excavation and trench work for the construction project. … Continued

Emergency Truck Ramp Accident – Wyoming

The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is reviewing why an emergency ramp did not properly catch a runaway truck. As a truck pulling a flatbed trailer of 32 large logs was descending over Teton Pass, the brakes went out. The driver shifted into a lower gear to try and slow the truck down, but as … Continued

New Oil Rig Explosion in Wyoming

According to an article released by the Associated Press, an explosion at an oil rig in northeastern Wyoming sent two men to a hospital in Gillette, Wyoming. The explosion happened on March 20th and occurred during the loading of a hot oil taker at a well site. The injuries that were reported at the time … Continued

Wyoming State OSHA investigating oil field explosion death

State OSHA employees in Wyoming are currently investigating the death of a 36-year-old man who died due to an explosion at his job site in an oil field. The fatality occurred last November, however, the initial facts and finding have just recently been released in OSHA’s preliminary report. In the initial report OSHA states that … Continued