MALTA, N.Y. – A construction contractor was involved in a fatal accident at Globalfoundries Thursday.
Globalfoundries said a construction worker on the fourth floor of the TDC project at the Fab 8 campus was involved in a serious accident Thursday.
State Police confirmed the accident was fatal.
Police said the accident occurred around 6:40 p.m. The deceased was employed by John Danforth Construction and was part of a six-man crew moving an industrial air exchanger into a fourth floor opening, police said.
Police identified the worker as 54-year-old Michael Hauf of Saranac, N.Y.
Globalfoundries said it was working with their Emergency Response Team, local emergency responders and local authorities. The area was secured, and the company said there was no further safety risk.
All construction at the campus has been suspended pending further investigation, police said.
Globalfoundries said regular Fab 8 operations were not impacted.
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