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Old 07-05-2010, 05:33 PM   #61
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I don't care what argument you keep coming up with walley, those trenches in question are wide enough and shallow enough that no one was in danger of being crushed or buried to death.
no one follows osha 100% every single job, every single day, I don't care WHO they are. if they say they do, they are full of BS.

this guy is out there trying to fix some lowballers problem and you are giving him the run around like it's his first job ever in excavation.
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Old 07-05-2010, 05:38 PM   #62
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I don't care what argument you keep coming up with walley, those trenches in question are wide enough and shallow enough that no one was in danger of being crushed or buried to death.
no one follows osha 100% every single job, every single day, I don't care WHO they are. if they say they do, they are full of BS.

this guy is out there trying to fix some lowballers problem and you are giving him the run around like it's his first job ever in excavation.
OSHA would disagree with you on that.

Unfortunately many of the guys who have the most experience get complacent and cut corners, his pictures show he does not follow OSHA's regulations.

BP is the best at drilling for oil and look at the mess we have in the GOM because they cut corners.
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Old 07-05-2010, 05:46 PM   #63
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BP had a BOP that wasn't activated by a human because of the explosion/fire. It failed. It was there and was supposed to work.

don't compare deep see oil drilling that is like drilling on the moon basically, to digging a trench that is 5'-6' deep for some sewer line. maybe he's in an area where trenches RARELY collapse because of the soil. so you can whistle blow all you want on osha, bottom line is, osha is not out on every job. if it was something truly unsafe, he would have had the proper equipment in the hole. I still can't believe you are complaining about a shovel. Do you work for the government? they are into over-regulation too.
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Now it's way off topic. There's more tactful ways of getting points across. Constantly replying..."you're wrong"..."no, you're wrong" does nobody any good.

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And I will add this....if you were not asked for your personal opinion, then don't offer it.

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