A construction worker died after falling more than a dozen feet at a house under construction near San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital on Wednesday morning, a Fire Department spokeswoman said.
The fall was reported at 10:37 a.m. at 40 Edgehill Way, where a three-story home is being built. The worker, believed to be about 50 years old, was standing on scaffolding near an unfinished stairwell at the time, fire spokeswoman Lt. Mindy Talmadge said. Read More
The driver of a semi truck accidentally struck and killed a laborer in the parking lot of the Fry's Electronics store in Palo Alto on Tuesday evening, a California Division of Occupational Safety and Health spokeswoman said Wednesday.A 64-year-old man working for Oakley-based G&S Paving was struck and killed as the truck was backing up in the parking lot of the store at 340 Portage Ave., Cal/OSHA spokeswoman Patricia Ortiz said. Read More