OSHA Investigates Fatal Construction Accident

To all Blades Direct customers -- please be careful this summer. Far too many of these types of accidents occurring...


NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a fatal weekend accident at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge construction site in New Haven. Robert Kowalski, area director for OSHA's Bridgeport office, tells the New Haven Register that 61-year-old Arthur Hilario Jr. of New Milford died after falling from a crane Saturday. Hilario was working on the on the west-side roadway that leads from the new southbound bridge when he fell at about 2 p.m., suffering a fatal head injury. [READ MORE]