A FOX5 investigation discovered that a local construction company, Performance Builders, had been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) several times for “serious violations” prior to the recent death of one of its workers.
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On Aug. 22, a 30-year-old worker died after the scaffolding he was working on collapsed on the company’s Tivoli Village construction site, located at 302 S. Ramport Boulevard. Two other workers were also working on the scaffolding at the time but were able to jump to safety.
The worker’s brother-in-law, who has worked on the Tivoli Village site, stated that the scaffolding has been a known problem on the site. Frank Hawk from the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters has confirmed receiving several calls from workers about the unsafe scaffolding.
Hawk describes the company as “