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April 2018 Archives

Lack of Fall Protection the Most Cited OSHA Violation in 2017

By and large, the dangers which lead to construction accidents are already known, which makes it even more inexcusable when catastrophic or fatal accidents do happen. This is clear from the latest iteration of The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) list of its top 10 most-cited violations in 2017, which includes 9 of the same 10 violations as last year and indeed, many years before that.

Construction Worker Critically Injured in Fall at Brooklyn Church

A construction worker who was performing brick work is in critical condition after falling from the top of a scaffolding onto a sidewalk shed at a church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Monday, April 9.

Staying Safe During New York City's Cycling Season

In view of the extended winter, it may not seem like it, but ideal biking season is just around the corner. Particularly as enrollment for Citi Bike continues to grow, with 137,000 annual members as of January 2018, a 56% increase from the same time in 2015, there will be more bikes on the road as the weather heats up.

MTA Worker Stephen Livecchi Killed After Being Struck by Bus in Queens

An MTA worker was struck and killed by a bus after the driver backed into him at the College Point Bus Depot in Queens on Tuesday, March 27-the second MTA employee killed on the job this year.