New York Workplace Construction Accidents Articles & News
Supreme Court Upholds Decision in Plumber’s Fall Through Floor
(10/23/2013)  Author: Ed Lieber    Views: 2677
A recent decision by New York's Supreme Court upheld a ruling that a contractor and building owner were liable for injuries suffered by a plumber who fell through a hole in a floor at a job site.
40 Stories Above Manhattan’s West 57th Street, a Six-Ton Crane Load Stuck
(10/9/2013)  Author: Ed Lieber    Views: 2743
One part of a busy Manhattan street was closed all day Monday because a 13,000-pound concrete cube was suspended above it on a stuck construction crane.
Man Critically Injured at Construction Site When Retaining Wall Partially Collapses
(8/23/2013)  Author: Ed Lieber    Views: 1270
Another New York construction worker has been seriously injured on the job after he fell from a partially collapsed retaining wall.
Contractor Linked to Deadly Crane Collapse Got Away with Murder, Family Claims
(8/20/2013)  Author: Ed Lieber    Views: 11282
Despite accepting a $1 million settlement for the death of their son in a crane collapse, one New York family says that the construction company who hired him is “getting away with murder.”
Construction Worker Falls Down Elevator Shaft at Site of New Courthouse
(8/16/2013)  Author:    Views: 1152
A construction worker was rescued by firefighters on Thursday morning after he fell down an elevator shaft at the site of a new courthouse under construction in St. George, New York.
Construction Worker Falls Into Muddy Trench in Queens
(7/18/2013)  Author: Ed Lieber   Views: 1476
A construction worker in New York fell 25 feet into a trench of mud this week and it took more than three hours to remove him.

   
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