Two workers were seriously injured as a result of plummeting 20 feet through gaps in scaffolding at a Bronx construction site on Tuesday October 3, 2017. As reported by the New York Daily News, the two men were installing stone slabs on the façade of a 12-story apartment building on Third Avenue, near East 167th Street when they fell through the opening in the scaffolding.
Sickeningly, another worker fell to his death last week at a Manhattan construction site.
59 year-old Wilfredo Enriques went to work on Friday morning at a construction site in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Tragically, he never made it home.
The Construction Accident Lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy (Lawyers Experienced in Helping Construction Workers and their Families) continue to document how construction site falls remain a serious problem in New York City.
21 year-old Alex Santizo, a construction worker, fell to his death in a tragic Brooklyn construction accident. The accident occurred in the quiet Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park (pictured below).
A construction worker plummeted as much as 40 feet to the ground from a luxury apartment building complex that was being constructed as part of Manhattan's Hudson Yards project. Details of this harrowing accident are still emerging.