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Construction Accidents Archives

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.