An employee was working on an upper deck, 37 feet above a lower platform, and fell through a ladder opening, landing on an employee who was working on the lower platform. Both employees survived the accident but suffered multiple injuries.
Beryllium has been one of the issues watched closely by safety professionals who are trying to determine how OSHA and DOL will proceed on rules and enforcement under the Trump administration. OSHA issued its final rule on Jan. 6, two weeks before President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated.
OSHA released a statement highlighting the dangers of excavation work after citing a Missouri plumbing contractor.
The money will go toward the Belred Street Network Project.
The State Farm at Park Center project is a mixed-use development incorporating a 1 million-square-foot corporate office building, a 2.5 million-square-foot parking deck, and the demolition of the existing Hammond Exchange Building. During construction, approximately 50 subcontractors and 4,000 workers will be on site.
The event will help raise awareness of safety and health programs for stakeholders.