Recently a sub-contractor working at BWI near Baltimore, MD was killed in a construction accident. The worker was injured by a concrete paver vehicle. Although alive just after the accident, he died due to his work injuries at the hospital.
Maryland Transportation Authority police are investigating the incident. The worker was employed by a subcontractor, Hi-Way Paving Inc. The company is working on a concrete paving project near the south side of the airport.
Workplace injuries and deaths are generally preventable with routine safety programs and basic hazard communication. OSHA must investigate any work injury event involving a death or the hospitalization of three or more workers. On a complex construction project,