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    Construction Worker Falls 40 Feet

    A construction worker fell from a 40-foot platform between Mission and Market streets in San Francisco, fire officials confirmed. The worker and platform both fell when a pin came loose. The worker is expected to survive. (Published Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019)

    A construction worker is in the hospital after falling 40 feet at a construction site in San Francisco, fire officials confirmed.

    He was part of a crew assembling a large crane at a project on 11th Street between Market and Mission streets. The worker was on an elevated platform when a pin came loose and sent both to the ground.

    The worker is in serious condition at a local trauma center but is expected to survive. 

    Inspectors with California Division of Occupational Safety and Health are investigating.

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