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Companies fined for construction worker death on University of Kentucky dorm project

Two construction companies have been cited for safety violations after a 24-year-old worker was killed at a University of Kentucky dormitory construction site in February,the Lexington Herald-Leader reported>. The worker, Isaias Cabrera Ramos, suffered a traumatic brain injury after a piece of plywood fell at least five floors from the roof of the new Haggin Hall and struck him in the head. He was wearing a hard hat. The state plans to fine Messer Construction $6,300 and Bates Construction $4,900.

 

 

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