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September 2015 Archives

Construction workers and the dangers of asbestos exposure

In this blog, we discuss at length the many and significant dangers that construction workers face on a regular basis. While the vast majority of construction-related hazards are visible and obvious, there are others that cannot be seen and the negative effects of which may not be apparent for years.

Construction worker shortage raises safety concerns

In the wake of the 2008 great recession, the majority of construction projects throughout New York City and across the U.S. were put on indefinite hold. Fast forward to 2015 and cities across the U.S. are experiencing a building boom as demand for housing and commercial properties has increased substantially.

OSHA and construction workers' rights

For the thousands of construction workers who work at building and demolition sites throughout New York City, a typical day's work may involve scaling scaffolding, working in an elevator shaft or digging in a trench. While there’s no doubt that workers engaged in these types of activities are at danger of suffering injuries, the fact is that just being present on an active construction site can be dangerous.

Police investigate whether safety violations lead to recent construction worker's death

When walking around New York City, everywhere you look, signs indicate that the city is in the midst of a building boom. From soaring cranes and towering scaffolding structures to walled off massive construction sites, signs of development and renovation are obvious and hard to ignore. While the local construction industry's prosperity is often regarded as a positive sign of a burgeoning local and national economy, the recent death of a construction worker in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood has again raised concerns about construction safety in the city.

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