Our Massachusetts work injury attorneys have learned that a construction worker was injured when the ceiling of a church collapsed in Rockland, Massachusetts. According to fire officials, the ceiling collapse occurred in the lower level of the Holy Family Church last Thursday morning while workers were performing demolition work on the plaster ceiling of the church’s lower sanctuary. A 20-by-30 foot section of the ceiling reportedly collapsed.
The unidentified worker was flown by medical helicopter to Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital. The injured worker’s condition is unknown. A second person suffered minor injuries but did not require hospitalization, according to officials.
The demolition accident is still being investigated to determine the cause.
Source: Worker Hurt in Ceiling Collapse at Massachusetts Church, ClaimsJournal.com, March 16, 2010
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