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What to do if you’re injured in a construction site accident

Every job has its risks. People in every industry can and are injured on the job, often requiring medical attention. That’s why there are law protecting workers, including laws requiring that employers pay into workers’ compensation and that set standards for safety on the job. Even when everyone complies with safety regulations, there’s still risk …

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Construction Worker Killed After Falling From Midtown Building

A construction worker was killed after he feel while working on a Midtown Manhattan building, according to reports. The incident happened at 135 West 52nd Street.   The victim, only identified as a 52-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. He fell from the 45th story of the building. He landed between two buildings …

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Construction Worker Seriously Injured After Midtown Manhattan Fall

A construction worker was seriously injured after he fell several floors while working on the side of a building in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday morning, officials said.   The incident happened at 38th Street between Sixth Avenue and Broadway.   The victim, whose identity has not been released, landed on scaffolding. Rescuers were able to …

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Construction Worker Critically Injured After Fall In Flatiron

A construction worker was critically injured after he fell five stories from a condominium construction site and was impaled on the steel rebar below, according to reports. The accident happened at 34 West 17th Street and 6th Avenue in the Flatiron District on Wednesday morning.   The unidentified Empire Builder Corp. worker was taken to …

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Fire Officials Rescue Workers After Inwood Scaffolding Collapse

FDNY crews rescued four construction workers when the scaffolding they were on collapsed at an upper Manhattan work site, officials said.   The workers were on a six-story apartment building at 44 Seaman Avenue in Inwood at 11:45 a.m. when the main cable of the scaffolding snapped, officials said. The men were first saved by …

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