Statement from JFK Library Director Alan Price on 10/5/22 Incident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2022
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Statement from JFK Library Director Alan Price on 10/5/22 Incident

BOSTON â€“ The following statement is from John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Director Alan Price and should be attributed to him:

“We are profoundly saddened by the death of a contractor who was washing windows in our facility earlier today. We offer our deepest condolences to his loved ones and colleagues.

Workplace safety has always been a priority in our facility. The Boston Police Department and OSHA are conducting a full investigation into this tragic incident.

This person has worked safely in our building for many years as a member of the team from the window cleaning company that was onsite this week to pressure wash the building. Due to inclement weather, they moved inside to clean the interior of the Pavilion glass. This company has been cleaning the Library's windows for years and conducts Pavilion window cleaning twice a year.

This is a shocking and tragic event and I extend my deepest sorrow to his family and the JFK Library family. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will remain closed to the general public tomorrow, October 6, 2022 and will reopen on October 7, 2022.

Any additional information regarding this incident will be provided by the Boston Police."

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