Last month, a construction worker died as a storm swept through a construction site in Lebanon, Indiana. The preliminary investigation determined that the contractor was on an elevated platform while working on an industrial warehouse that was under construction. The man and other workers were in the process of stopping due to approaching thunderstorms.
You probably saw last month’s report about a major accident at a construction site in downtown Miami, Florida. Investigation is still underway as to the root cause.
This is a good reminder of the lessons to learn when investigating or handling an accident on a construction site. These include:
- Prepare before the accident. It