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Month: April 2023

Mark Holder Killed by Ditch Collapse in Champion, NY

In a tragic turn of events, Mark Holder of Redwood, New York lost his life on April 20, after the wall of a ditch he was working in unexpectedly collapsed. Holder, 59, was installing an underground drainage line for a residential construction project managed by...

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Manhattan Worker Injured in Fall Down Hospital Chute

On the morning of April 24, at around 6:45 a.m., a construction worker was performing their job at an NYU Langone Hospital in Manhattan. According to the Daily News, the worker fell down a garbage chute from the upper levels of the building. Fortunately, he survived...

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NYC Construction Deaths Reached a Three-Year High in 2022

According to an alarming new report from the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB), New York City's construction workers have suffered their highest death rate in three years. In 2022, eleven workers lost their lives in construction accidents across the city, a...

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Worker Falls to Death From Roof in Glen Cove

On April 14, 2023, a construction worker named Noe Diaz-Gamez was tragically killed after falling through a roof he had been working on in Glen Cove, New York. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and loved ones, as the death of a 26-year-old is a profound and...

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Two Workers Killed in Trench Accident at JFK Airport

On Monday morning around 11:00 a.m., two construction workers performing utility work at John F. Kennedy Airport became trapped in a 30-foot trench when a concrete slab fell on top of them. After being pulled from the rubble, the two men were tragically pronounced...

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