• Boston December 10, 2022 7:34 pm

    Crane Worker Dies at South Boston Terminal

    A Massachusetts man died Friday after he fell from a platform while servicing a gantry crane at Conley Terminal in South Boston, state police said.

  • Boston November 11, 2022 1:32 pm

    OSHA Cites Contractors, Issues $700K in Fines for South Boston Power Plant Collapse

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited two contractors for demolition and asbestos hazards following a building collapse at the former Boston Edison power plant in South Boston last May that caused an employee to lose his legs and injured two others. NorthStar Contracting was cited for eight violations of workplace safety standards, with OSHA proposing nearly $400,000 in…

  • cannabis October 20, 2022 4:32 pm

    After Holyoke Marijuana Facility Worker's Death, Family Calls for Change

    A tragic death inside a state licensed marijuana facility in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is being called the first of its kind in the industry. Lorna McMurrey, a 27-year-old employee, collapsed inside Trulieve’s production building after having trouble breathing. Her mother, Laura Bruneau, is calling for change to prevent this from happening to another family. “I lost my everything, like, my...

  • Massachusetts October 13, 2022 11:53 pm

    Industrial Accident at Everett Scrapyard Prompts OSHA Response

    A man was hospitalized after being stuck in machinery Thursday at a scrapyard in Everett, Massachusetts. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday afternoon it was investigating a workplace incident. A large number of firefighters and other first responders worked to rescue a man at Scrap It, a facility on 2nd Street. Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria said...

  • cannabis October 20, 2022 4:52 pm

    Ground Cannabis Caused Woman's Asthma Death at Holyoke Marijuana Facility, OSHA Finds

    The death of a young woman in Holyoke is being tied to her job at a state-licensed marijuana facility in the wake of a federal investigation, according to a report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. According to federal and city records obtained by the NBC10 Investigators, 27-year-old Lorna McMurrey went into cardiac arrest at Trulieve’s cultivation facility...

  • dorchester October 5, 2022 6:49 pm

    Window Washer Dies in Accidental Fall Inside JFK Library in Boston

    A window washer working inside Boston’s JFK Presidential Library died in an apparently accidental fall Wednesday morning, officials said. The worker, whose name has not been released, fell about five to seven stories. “I would say about seven stories would be about three quarters of the way up,” Deputy Boston Police Superintendent James Miller said. Suffolk District Attorney Kevin...

  • New Hampshire August 25, 2022 1:26 pm

    Electric Worker Suffers Fatal Injury at NH Wastewater Plant

    An electric company employee working on a backup generator project at Keene’s wastewater treatment plant suffered an injury and died, city officials said. The Hamblet Electric employee was fatally injured on Wednesday morning. Other employees used a defibrillator and performed CPR before ambulance and fire department crews arrived. The plant is physically located in Swanzey, New Hampshire, so the...

  • Massachusetts August 9, 2022 12:49 pm

    Crane Topples Onto Building at Winchester Construction Site

    A crane tipped over in Winchester, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, landing on a five-story apartment building that is under construction, fire officials said. The Winchester Fire Department confirmed they were called to the accident at Cambridge and Wainwright roads around 9 a.m. No injuries have been reported. Structural engineers and the building inspector have been called in to determine the extent…

  • Massachusetts July 15, 2022 1:28 pm

    Falling Slabs of Granite Send 2 Workers to Hospital With Serious Injuries

    Two workers were rushed to the hospital when a pack of granite slabs fell on them at a worksite in Norton, Massachusetts, on Friday, officials said. The workers, 39 and 54, are expected to survive the serious chest, stomach and leg injuries they received, according to the Norton Fire Department. They were called about 10:05 a.m. to Old Station Outdoor…

  • Boston June 9, 2022 9:40 pm

    Worker Killed at Construction Site in Boston; Man Identified

    A man is dead following an accident at a construction site in Boston’s Seaport District early Thursday morning, authorities confirmed. Emergency crews were called to the area of Northern Avenue around 6 a.m. One person died at the scene, Boston EMS said. Another person was taken to a nearby hospital but is expected to survive. Boston police identified the...

  • osha June 7, 2022 6:53 pm

    2 Workers Seriously Injured in Construction Accident in Acushnet, Mass.

    Two people building a garage on a property in Acushnet, Massachusetts, were injured Tuesday in a construction accident. Acushnet police responded to Perry Hill Road after receiving a 911 call just before 3 p.m. and found two workers with serious injuries. According to police, workers on scene said a garage was being constructed and the two workers were in the…

  • Massachusetts June 7, 2022 6:08 pm

    2 Workers Injured in Construction Accident in Acushnet

    OSHA is investigating.

  • MEDFORD May 26, 2022 5:33 pm

    National Grid Worker Electrocuted at Worksite in Medford

    A National Grid worker was electrocuted at a worksite in Medford, Massachusetts, on Thursday, the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office confirmed. The 35-year-old man was working alone in an electrical box at the end of a parking lot at 500 Salem Street just after midnight when the incident occurred, officials said. The worker was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he…

  • osha May 20, 2022 2:05 pm

    Painter Seriously Hurt in 25-Foot Fall in Burlington, Mass.

    A painter fell about two stories from a ladder and was seriously hurt in Burlington, Massachusetts, on Friday, officials said. The painter fell about 25 feet while working on the outside of a building at the location of L’Andana restaurant just before 9:30 a.m., fire and police said. The painter, who was in their 30s, had a serious head injury….

  • Massachusetts May 10, 2022 11:22 am

    Boston Jobsite Safety: Suffolk Construction Restarts Work After Injuries

    Work has restarted at Suffolk Construction sites in Boston, the company said Tuesday, a week after it conducted a voluntary safety review following two incidents that left several workers injured. All of Suffolk’s jobsites were found by Monday to have “complied with applicable safety requirements and were safe to re-open,” a company representative said in an email. “We will...

  • Massachusetts May 1, 2022 10:27 pm

    Tree Falls on Worker, 19, in Norton

    A worker was cutting down a tree Sunday evening in Norton, Massachusetts, when part of the tree fell on him, officials say. The Norton Fire Department was called to South Worcester Street around 6:20 p.m. for a report that part of a tree had fallen on a tree trimmer. According to fire officials, the tree was in the process of…

  • Massachusetts March 28, 2022 5:47 pm

    Many Questions to Answer After Boston Parking Garage Collapse

    Peter Monsini was completing demolition work in a construction vehicle that fell over the side of a Boston parking garage when the structure collapsed. Now an investigation is underway.

  • parking garage collapse March 28, 2022 7:34 am

    What to Know About Deadly Boston Parking Garage Collapse

    The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has announced that it plans to keep Green Line and Orange Line rail service suspended in the tunnels that travel beneath the Government Center Parking Garage, which collapsed last Saturday, pending an inspection of the area’s infrastructure.

  • Boston March 29, 2022 11:43 am

    ‘We Are in Shock': Family Mourns Worker Killed in Boston Parking Garage Collapse

    Family members and friends are mourning the loss of South Easton resident Peter Monsini after he was killed when a portion of a downtown Boston parking garage that was being demolished collapsed on Saturday. Monsini’s family issued a statement Monday afternoon saying they are “in shock trying to process the loss of Peter.” “He was a loving son, brother,...

  • Massachusetts March 27, 2022 7:16 pm

    Construction Worker Killed in Partial Collapse of Government Center Parking Garage

    A construction worker was killed in the partial collapse of the Government Center Parking Garage on Saturday. Witnesses in the neighborhood recall where they were when they heard and felt the building collapse.

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