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“OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), Actors Equity and the New York State Department of Labor have met with the Spider-Man company today to discuss additional safety protocols. It was agreed that these measures would be enacted immediately.”
“Tomorrow’s matinee has been postponed and will be rescheduled. Tomorrow evening’s, and all subsequent performances will proceed as scheduled.”
OSHA spokesman John Chavez told E! News:
“OSHA does have an ongoing inspection of that production” while adding, “Our inspection actually started back on Nov. 2 so it’s open and ongoing and of course what just happened adds to it in terms of what we’re looking at it.”
The newest accident which led to even more safety concerns for the show occurred with seven minutes remaining in the show when Chris Tierney fell out of her aerial harness and plummeted 30 feet into a pit. Fans Tweeted that a wire snapped, leading to the fall.
Tierney suffered a few broken bones, including broken ribs and he suffered some internal bleeding but is listed in serious condition at Bellevue Hospital in New York City.