OSHA investigating Beaver County workplace death

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating a workplace death in Beaver County.

The agency confirmed the employer is Rudzick Excavating, Inc., a demolition and excavation company based in Struthers, Ohio. The incident happened on Thursday in New Brighton.

The Beaver County Coroner identified the worker as Frank Vickers, 48, from Boardman Ohio.

OSHA has six months to complete its investigation. The agency didn’t release any other information about the incident.

Channel 11 reached out to Rudzik Excavating for comment but has not heard back.

OSHA has investigated Rudzik Excavating four times between February 2020 and October 2023. One of the investigations led to a serious citation and a fine.

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