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USGNN Original StoryJarmo Sulkava of Uniglass Dies on Jobsite in New York

Jarmo Olavi Sulkava, the U.S. service agent for UniGlass Engineering in Tampere, Finland, died while working at Rochester Insulated Glass in Manchester, N.Y., on Wednesday.

According to an article from MPNnow, Sulkava had been electrocuted, and was found lying before an electrical panel box. CLICK HERE for the full story.

Sulkava, a native of Murole, Finland, living in Moon Township, Pa., had been in the glass industry since 1984. (CLICK HERE and scroll to page 7 for more about Sulkava.) He leaves behind his wife, Kim, sons Vaughan and Pietari, and his stepson, Nathan, as well as his parents, sister, nephews and nieces. CLICK HERE to read Sulkava's obituary.

According to the article, the incident is being investigated by the state Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), as a standard procedure. OSHA regulations require employers to report deaths on the job within eight hours. According to information from OSHA, an investigation can take as long as six months.

RIG had recently expanded its New York facility. (CLICK HERE for that story.) The company could not be reached for a comment on this developing story.

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