Fatal fall: Carpentry firm cited for letting rooftop workers be untethered

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 16, 2021 8:44 PM CT

A state agency also finds that a carpentry subcontractor inappropriately used an automotive winch to lift and lower wood beams, columns, joists and decking from the roof of the historic Butcher Shop Building.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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