‘Spider-Man” musical warned on safety violations


New York state reportedly issued two safety violations against the injury plagued Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” according to an official.

The official told The New York Times that there was no financial penalties have been given against the production,but it must keep safety procedures put in place after an accident in December.

The 31-year-old Christopher Tierney, one of the stunt actors fell from a platform into a basement suffered four broken ribs, a hairline skull fracture, a broken shoulder blade, a bruised lung, three cracked vertebrae and broken bones below his elbow. He is reportedly getting physical rehabilitation.

The State Labor Department official also said that Safety officials will continue surprise inspections, and if inspectors find violations they can withdraw variances issued last year allowing aerial stunts over the audience.

The show has delayed its opening date five times and it is now set to debut March 15.

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