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Construction & Work Injuries

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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Westchester Crane Collapse Hospitalizes Two Workers

Around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, the construction site of a planned Amazon warehouse in Hawthorne, New York turned unexpectedly tragic after a crane collapsed, injuring two construction workers. News 12 Westchester reported that both people were hospitalized; one required...

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Yonkers Roofing Contractor Falls Three Stories to His Death

A 51-year-old Spring Valley resident was working on a three-story home’s roof on Sunday afternoon when he suddenly fell 30 feet to the ground below. Tragically, the man did not survive the fall.   The incident occurred at the 400 block of Park Hill Avenue in Yonkers,...

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Worker Killed in Scaffolding Fall at Borough Park Job Site

On Thursday, December 15, 2022,  yet another construction worker fell to his death -- this time outside of a building in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn. Shortly after 1:00 p.m., the worker, in his 50s, fell from scaffolding on the third floor of the building on...

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Bronx Construction Worker Struck and Killed by Digger

On Thursday morning in the Bronx, a construction worker was tragically killed on a job site. At 1861 Carter Ave near East 176th Street in Mount Hope, work ceased when an unidentified man was struck by a digger.  Firefighters commented that the worker was pronounced...

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Jeremy Rozan Killed in Fall From Queens Bridge

A Queens construction worker was tragically killed on the morning of November 1, 2022. At around 10:20am, the 34-year-old worker identified as Jeremy Rozan was reported to have fallen from Roosevelt Ave. Bridge and landed on the Van Wyck Expressway. He was then hit by...

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