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March 2019 Archives

Hispanic & Non-Union Construction Worker Fatality Rates Are Rising

Construction workers built New York into the great city and state that it has become. But it is apparent that non-union and Hispanic construction workers are continuously exposed to unspeakable job-related perils, according to the latest damning Deadly Skyline report by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH). 

Man Killed in Pelham Bay Hit and Run, Multiple Accidents in the Bronx

A 52-year-old man was killed by a dump truck in a hit and run accident in the Bronx, after reportedly fleeing the scene of another car crash which had occurred earlier that same morning. The fatality occurred near the intersection of Country Club Rd. and Mac Donough Pl. in Pelham Bay on March 12, 2019.

Fatal Falls Are at an All-Time High, and Other Workplace Fatality Trends

An all-time high 887 American workers were killed in fatal falls in 2017, according to a new report from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. This record number of on-the-job fatalities represents a 4.48% increase from the 849 fatal falls recorded in 2016.