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Construction Accidents Archives

Construction Worker Killed in Deadly Manhattan Fall at Maiden Avenue Luxury Building

A 44 year-old construction worker fell 29 floors while working during the construction of a new luxury apartment building in lower Manhattan. The unidentified worker was working on Maiden Avenue, at a building called “1 Seaport,” at 9:25 am when he tragically fell. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a report from Eyewitness News.
 
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the now deceased worker. This is a terribly sad story.

Accident at Astoria Home Injures 3 Construction Workers

A contractor and site superintendent were suspended following the June 20th collapse of thousands of pounds of building material from the roof of a Queens building, which trapped and seriously injured three construction workers. In response to the disaster, the city has issued suspensions to the general contractor, Ideal Builders and Construction and its site superintendent, Fazal Hassan.

Falling from heights commonly cause of construction accidents

Falls from heights are a major type of construction accident in New York City and nationwide. The types of construction accidents involving falls from heights are wide and varied. One example occurred recently in another state when four construction workers were injured at a site where they were building an addition to an existing building.