Last week, a Massachusetts man sustained fatal injuries in an electrical accident while working on renovations to a supermarket in Stow. Police have not released the name of the 33-year-old electrical subcontractor, who is from Athol. He was not an employee of Shaw’s Supermarket, which is based in West Bridgewater.
Police and fire departments were called to the scene of the construction accident at 2:50pm on Tuesday, September 1. The accident victim was taken to Emerson Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
According to a spokesperson, Shaw’s is working with authorities and conducting an internal investigation of the construction accident. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is also investigating to see if there any safety violations.
Accident kills worker at Stow supermarket construction site, WickedLocal.com, September 8, 2009
Contact a Massachusetts construction injury lawyer if you or a loved one has been injured on a construction worksite.