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Construction & Work Injuries

Long Island Worker Victor Irizarry Dies of CO Poisoning

Victor Irizarry, a 30-year-old worker, tragically died on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 while on his Long Island work site of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning.  Irizarry, who was an employee of Suffolk Excavating, was working on a residential work site in Fort Salonga, Long...

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Construction Worker Dies in Fall From Roof in Brooklyn

A construction worker was tragically killed on Thursday, May 27, 2021 when he fell from the roof of a building he was working on in Brooklyn. He was breaking apart a section of the roof when the floor collapsed under him. A bystander who saw the accident said that “he...

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NYPD Detective Injured in Brooklyn Elevator Collapse

At least one law enforcement officer was injured in an elevator collapse in Brooklyn on Monday, May 10, 2021. The freight elevator was holding approximately two dozen federal and local law enforcement officials. The accident occurred around 10:00 a.m., in a building...

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Construction Worker Killed in Woodbury Trench Collapse

A construction worker was tragically killed on the job when the trench he was working in collapsed. The incident occurred in the Hudson Valley town of Woodbury, New York on Monday, March 22, 2021. The 43-year-old worker, who remains unidentified, was working on the...

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Kelly Gluchowski Injured in LIRR Electrocution Accident

Ironworker Kelly Gluchowski was seriously injured after she was electrocuted while working on a construction project on Saturday, March 13, 2021. The incident occurred at the Mineola station along the Long Island Rail Road, around 9:30 a.m. Gluchowski was standing on...

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