December 3, 2013

Worker dies in fall from ladder in Calais

The roofing contractor was working at Washington County Community College.

The Associated Press

CALAIS – Workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a roofing contractor at Washington County Community College in eastern Maine.

Calais police say the man fell off a ladder late Monday afternoon and died at the scene. Calais police declined to identify the victim.

The incident remains under investigation.

The workers were installing a roof on an addition to the one-story Howland Building, a 13,380-square-foot building that houses classroom, shop and office and storage space.

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