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Contractor had no permit for retaining wall job, county says

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The contractor that was working on a retaining wall that collapsed on Wednesday, killing one worker and injuring three others, did not pull a building permit for the job, Henderson County Attorney Russ Burrell said in a statement.   Read Story »

Tags: construction | labor | retaining wall collapse | OSHA

Henderson County News

One dead, three injured in retaining wall collapse

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A 10-foot retaining wall under repair collapsed on Wednesday morning, killing one person and injuring three others, triggering an enormous emergency response from EMTs, firefighters and law officers and shutting down Spartanburg Highway in both directions for more than four hours.   Read Story »

Tags: construction | retaining wall | retaining wall collapse | workplace deaths | workplace injuries