Construction work is a vital element of society, which is why the work remains so commonplace despite its dangers. There have been years in which 20% of all work-related deaths occurred within the construction industry. That statistic shows the inherent level of risk that comes with this line of work. Unfortunately, there is no way Continue Reading..
Staten Island, NY – A hardhat sustained head injury after falling from the sixth to the fourth floor of a construction site at 2111 Richmond Terrace in Port Richmond on the 30th of August. Emergency responders rescued and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of injuries. Despite safety measures and precautions in Continue Reading..
Brooklyn, NYC – Two construction workers were rescued after being trapped in a partial roof collapse of a five-story building in Crown Heights at approximately 1:00 p.m. on July 30. The hardhats were working on a demolition on the second floor when the ceiling plunged, pinning and injuring them beneath the falling debris. Accidents can Continue Reading..
Bronx, NYC – Three civilians and one firefighter were injured in a fire that broke out on the 17th floor of a 21-story New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) Webster Houses in Morrisania at around 11:20 a.m. on July 30. Twenty FDNY units and 78 firefighters responded to the blaze. The victims, except one who Continue Reading..
Brooklyn, NYC – Two construction workers were seriously injured after being trapped from a building collapse at 439 Lincoln Road at around 1:00 p.m. on July 30. The victims were pinned between the debris as a result of a brick wall that collapsed while being demolished. Rescuers pulled out the injured hardhats and were taken Continue Reading..
Brooklyn, NYC – A 49-year-old construction worker died after falling four stories from the roof of Flatbush Bank on Duryae Place at around 8:30 a.m. on May 27. The Bronx man was working on a demolition when the piece of concrete he was standing on gave way, plunging him about 50 feet to the ground. Continue Reading..