A construction worker was critically injured after he fell from the scaffolding of a commercial building at 1111 Victory Boulevard in Staten Island. The New York City Buildings Department issued a stop-work order on the building at the request of an inspection by the New York Police Department.
The 37-year-old worker, who has not been identified, fell 10 to 12 feet from a platform while performing facade work on a scaffold that was not properly safeguarded, according to reports. The scaffold was missing guardrails and the placement was too close to power lines, according to a buildings department official.
The worker was in critical, but stable condition at Richmond University Medical Center, according to officials.
According to the buildings department website, the property at 1111-1113 Victory Boulevard has received 14 complaints against it since 1993.
The attorneys at Morgan Levine Dolan have recovered millions of dollars for our injured clients, most of whom have been injured in construction accidents. We represent members of numerous unions who are injured by either falling objects or falls from heights at construction sites. We also make sure all possible benefits are obtained through workers’ compensation.
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