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Month: March 2020

Three Workers Injured in Sheepshead Bay Trench Collapse

Three construction workers were injured on Wednesday, March 25 in a trench collapse, an ordinary construction job gone wrong. The three men were working at 1925 East 14th Street, in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, removing tree stumps and roots in the backyard of the...

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Ricardo Martinez Injured on Kiryas Joel Construction Site

On Monday, March 16, 2020, 30-year-old Ricardo Martinez was seriously injured on a construction site in Orange County, New York. At around 11:00 a.m., Monroe State Police responded to a call after Martinez fell from a fourth-floor window at 18 Israel Zupnick Drive in...

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Carlos’ Law Would Increase Construction Worker Safety

In April 2015, Carlos Moncayo, a 22-year-old Queens resident, went to work at a construction site on Ninth Avenue, in the Meatpacking District. That day, he never came home. Tragically, he was buried alive when a 14-foot trench that had not been shored up collapsed....

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