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Worker Crushed to Death at MA Renovation Site

Monday, July 17, 2017

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A man was killed on Tuesday afternoon (July 11) while working on the foundation of the Woburn Public Library in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Officials say that Mark Camire, 32, was working on the underpinning of the library around 11:45 a.m. when a 1-ton piece of rock dislodged and landed on top of him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death, but it is not believed to be suspicious.

Camire was working for Schnabel Foundation Co., a subcontractor for W.L. French Excavating, which was hired by general contractor Consigli Construction on the renovation of the historic 1879 building.

“Mark was a member of the Massachusetts Laborers Union and a valued Schnabel employee,” a statement from Schnabel reads. “Our deep-felt thoughts and prayers are with Mark’s family, friends and co-workers, as well as everyone impacted by this incident.”

Under Investigation

The company also said that it was independently investigating the incident, which is also being investigated by the Middlesex District Attorney, the Massachusetts State Police, Woburn Police and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Consigli and W.L. French also both released statements of condolences and said they are cooperating with authorities.

"We were saddened today by the death of a worker in a tragic accident at the Woburn Public Library construction project," Matt Consigli, president of Consigli Construction, said. "Our thoughts and immediate concern are with his family. The authorities and OSHA are working to determine the cause of the accident."

“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of an employee of our subcontractor Schnabel Foundation Company,” W.L. French added in a Facebook post. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of this young man and everyone at Schnabel Foundation.”

Work on the $31.5 million renovation and expansion project was halted for two days and construction leaders reportedly met to discuss the site’s safety.

Schnable has been cited by OSHA for 10 violations in the past 10 years in six states, according to the administration’s website. A 2015 violation related to safety training led to a fine of $4,500.

   

Tagged categories: Accidents; Fatalities; OSHA; Renovation; Safety

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