Report: Corolla Contracting Inc., company involved in Boston’s North End accident, has been cited for 7 federal safety violations since 2010 – MassLive.com
The construction company behind the work at the North End site where a woman was hit and seriously injured by debris on Thursday has been cited for seven federal violation since 2010, The Boston Herald reports.
A woman in her 30s walking on Atlantic Avenue Thursday was hit in the head with a metal piece of construction debris. She was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
She is now in stable but critical condition according to the Herald.
Corolla Contracting Inc., the contractor behind the project at Commercial Wharf, has been cited for federal safety violations seven times since 2010, according to the newspaper. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined the company, based in Winthrop, six times during that time period, amounting to $13,000.
The company agreed to settlements in six inspections that resulted in citations, according to the Herald’s reporting.
The company is now the subject of an OSHA and Boston police investigation, according to the Herald.
It’s not clear why the sidewalk beneath the work was not cordoned off on Thursday.
It was the first of two incidents involving on a construction site Thursday.
Construction workers were lifting the steel beams off of a delivery truck when they dislodged and fell onto the truck inside the job site, according to John Moriarty & Associates, a contractor working on the TD Garden’s renovations.