Category: Construction Accidents

Safety Tips for New York Masonry Contractors

Posted On March 25, 2023 In Construction Accidents

If you work in masonry, you understand that your job comes with certain risks. For this reason, it is crucial to exercise every safety measure to minimize dangerous conditions. However, no matter how cautious you are, you may still suffer injuries due to someone else’s negligence.

Scaffolding Hazards: What You Need to Know

Posted On December 9, 2022 In Construction Accidents

Construction sites are dangerous, especially in New York City. Thanks to long standing rules and laws, owners, contractors, and employers are obligated to provide a reasonably safe and secure work environment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other oversight bodies mandate that owners and construction companies follow specific safety protocols to protect workers and visitors on a construction site.

Fatal Scaffold Construction Fall In Brooklyn Increases Demands for Site Safety

Posted On November 10, 2022 In Construction Accidents

On November 2nd, 2022, Raúl Tenelema Puli, a construction worker from Queens, fell to his death while building a protective sidewalk shed. According to digital news platform, The City, Puli was installing an I-beam before slipping and falling 20 feet.

6 Construction Site Safety Measures For Construction Workers

Posted On November 5, 2022 In Construction Accidents

Construction work is a dangerous occupation, requiring great attention to safety on the job site. In 2021, there were over 2.6 million nonfatal workplace injuries and 4,764 fatalities, and construction occupations accounted for nearly half of all fatal occupational injuries.

Back Pain After Falling From a New York Construction Ladder

Posted On October 27, 2022 In Construction Accidents

If you have fallen from a construction ladder in New York and injured your back – or suffered any other type of injury – you may be confused or overwhelmed about what to expect, how to feel, or what steps to take next.…