“We are incredibly saddened by the loss of our Batson-Cook employee,” said Randy Hall, president and CEO of West Point-based Batson-Cook Construction. “Safety is one of Batson-Cook's core values and our first priority at all times. We are conducting a full investigation into this tragic incident and are assisting local authorities and OSHA as they conduct their investigations as well."
No one was working at the construction site Saturday, a day after the fatality.
The Northside Midtown Medical building is scheduled to open in mid-2018, located at West Peachtree Street and 13th Street.
Northside Hospital plans to occupy most of the 170,000-square-foot facility, which includes an imaging center, primary care offices, a cardiology department and an urgent care center, according to the hospital's website.
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