The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating a fatal accident in which a worker was killed during a snow removal operation, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Authorities have said the victim was a carpenter hired on for the project that involved a major renovation at a storm water reservoir. This is a major project that is estimated to cost around $640 million by the time it is complete. The man was 55-years-old at the time of his death when he was hit by what is known as a rough terrain vehicle being used to clear snow so the work on the reservoir could continue. Continue reading