Worker Dies At Bush Intercontinental Airport
Details on the Bush Airport Accident
The worker, a still unnamed male, was working on an elevated platform of tram tracks late Tuesday evening when he lost his balance. He was pronounced dead at the scene after his horrendous fall.
This is the second fatality at Bush Airport within the last few years. In 2010, a worker died on part of an elevated track and another worker suffered injuries.
Houston authorities are investigating the incident.
Workplace Accident Statistics
Information provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics:
- 2,976,400 people were injured at work in 2012.
- 4,628 people died at their place of employment in 2012.