Trenching Deaths More Than Double in 2016

With less than a month left, 23 people have died in trenching accidents this year in the U.S.

Trenching Deaths More Than Double in 2016

“Never again” he wrote on his Facebook page after a trench he was working in collapsed in May. A month later, he was dead — killed in a trench cave-in.

He was one of at least 23 workers who died in trenching accidents in 2016, compared to just 11 in each of 2014 and...

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