OSHA investigating death at East Boston construction site

A carpenters union says Jose Rodriguez, of Worcester, fell four stories last week.

BOSTON (AP) — Federal workplace safety investigators are looking into the death of a construction worker who fell at a job site in Boston last week.

WFXT-TV reports that a carpenters union identified the deceased as 48-year-old Jose Rodriguez, of Worcester. The union says he fell about four stories while working at a construction site in East Boston on May 7.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is inspecting his employer, Northeast Framing Inc., along with a general contractor and another subcontractor on the project. The investigation could take several months.

Northeast Framing did not respond to a request for comment.


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