by | Oct 5, 2017 | Work Related Injuries | 0 comments

Fallen steeple worker back on the job

Shelley Vincent/Courtesy photo/Rescue personnel carry structural engineer Sara Alinia, who fell approximately 6 feet onto staging on the roof of the First Congregational Church in Rockport last Friday, to a waiting ambulance. She was working on the steeple renovation project and was back on the job Tuesday.

ROCKPORT — The structural engineer who fell while working on the Old Sloop steeple sustained no major injuries and is back at work.

Sara Alinia, an employee of Salem-based Structures North Consulting Engineers, fell approximately 6 feet from the steeple onto staging on the roof of Rockport’s First Congregational Church last Friday, Sept. 29. She was lowered to waiting ambulances in a litter via Rockport Fire Department’s Ladder 1 and transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester.

“I didn’t have any major injuries, and I am back to work,” Alinia said Thursday, adding she was back…