A Bronx security guard died after a piece of glass tipped over and fell on him at his workplace in Midtown, Manhattan on May 26, reports News 12 in the Bronx. The New York Fire Department responded to a call for a construction-related accident at 10:30 a.m. Harry Ramnauth was rushed to Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital after an 8-foot by 14-foot . . .
Whether you work in an office or at a construction site, safety should be your number one priority. Oresky & Associates, pllc. would like to give you the following safety tips: Be Aware Of Your Surroundings – Know the particular hazards of your job or workplace. Once you've learned these risks, you are able to keep clear of potential . . .
New York's Labor Law # 240 and 241 protects construction workers who are injured at buildings, on sidewalk bridges, scaffolds, ladders, and other areas of construction sites. It applies to injuries when workers fall, or are hit by falling objects which were being hoisted or should have been secured during the construction process. According to New . . .
A sidewalk bridge installer was injured and fell approximately 20 feet when a 2×4 that he was leaning on snapped. The New York Labor Law establishes that property owners and general contractors have the legal responsibility to operate and maintain a safe workplace for workers engaged in construction, repair, and/or demolition activities. New York . . .
Construction accident attorneys know that the work just gets more dangerous in winter. Even with wind and ice, the work doesn't stop and the danger of falls from ladders and scaffolds or other construction accidents gets worse. Workers may slip and fall on snow or ice at a construction site. Construction workers on roofs may be doubly . . .