Category Archives: Construction Accidents

Construction Site Accident In Boston’s Theater District Being Investigated

On March 20, 2014, a partial building collapse in Boston’s Theater District caused injuries to three workers. While the investigation is in its early stages, initial reports indicate that a heavy load of steel placed on the unfinished 12th floor … Continue reading

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“Human Error” Said To Cause Gas Explosion In Springfield, MA

Human error was the cause of Friday’s natural gas explosion in downtown Springfield that leveled a strip club, damaged dozens of other buildings, and injured at least 19 people, officials said today. In a statement, State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan’s … Continue reading

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Worksite Accident In Salem Kills Lynn Man

According to Salem Police, at approximately 12:20 on Saturday November 13, 2010, a Lynn man was struck on the head and killed by a 50 pound sandbag on 60 Washington Street, Salem, Massachusetts where a construction crew was working on … Continue reading

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San Bruno Gas Explosion Disaster

On September 9, 2010, in San Bruno, California, a massive gas explosion resulted from a ruptured line owned by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). While the cause of the explosion is unknown at this time, PG&E promised to accept responsibility … Continue reading

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Fall Kills Yankee Candle Worker

On August 19, 2010, a 24-year old worker died at the Yankee Candle Co. warehouse in Deerfield, Massachusetts. He was operating a forklift when he fell 30 feet to his death. Richard Tyson, of Springfield, Massachusetts was pronounced dead at … Continue reading

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