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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 of the apartment tower under

“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 office said the explosion at

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 the roof of a three

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 if it is proved to

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 Baystate Franklin Medical Center in