A fifty-six year old construction worker was working at Dave & Buster’s Restaurant at the Palisades Center Mall when he was struck in the head by a falling piece of steel pipe. The worker remained conscious and alert after suffering the head injury.The worker was taken to Westchester Medical Center by ambulance. It was unknown whether the employee was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.
The Palisades Center is currently undergoing a multimillion dollar renovation.At this time, it is unclear whether the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will investigate this matter.
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Palisades Center mall construction worker injured, lohud.com, July 3, 2013