A contractor fell from Mass. General Hospital’s roof. Now OSHA is involved –


A man working as a contractor fell to his death at the Massachusetts General Hospital campus on Monday.

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First responders arrived at around 12:29 p.m. to reports that a person had fallen from the roof of an MGH building on Blossom Street, according to the Boston Globe.

“All of a sudden out of nowhere all these trucks and stuff, all these first responders, the whole street blocked off,” Ezkia Weeks, who was serving lunch from his food truck nearby, told CBS Boston. “Everybody who was coming out of the building didn’t seem to have much of an idea what was going on.”

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Boston police, hospital officials and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the incident, hospital spokesperson Noah Brown told the Globe. OSHA spokesperson Ted Fitzgerald added that the agency will “determine if workplace safety standards were complied with.”

What led to the worker’s death remains to be determined. The person’s identity has not been made public.

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