Construction worker falling from high-rise in Downtown Los Angeles has been identified as Joseph Sabbatiano of Palmdale

Construction worker falling from high-rise in Downtown Los Angeles has been identified as Joseph Sabbatiano of Palmdale

March 18, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

An electrician died yesterday when he fell from  50 stories from the Wilshire Grand Tower under construction in downtown Los Angeles and landed on a vehicle, but the building project's general contractor reported the victim had no reason to be above the structure's third floor.

 

OSHA and the LAPD had this to say about the death of Joseph Sabbatiano, 

 

"We have confirmed with CalOSHA and (the) LAPD that the incident which occurred at the Wilshire Grand project site today was not work-related," according to a company statement. "After an initial onsite investigation Cal
OSHA has confirmed that no fall-protection violations were observed.

 

Turner construction said the site would be closed on Friday and counselors were available for help people responded to the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

 

PHOTO:Courtesy of Facebook/wilshiregrandcenter.com

 

 

 

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