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Stronger Penalties Proposed For Work Zone Violators
The 10th Annual National Work Zone Awareness Week consisted of the announcement by the New York City Department of Transportation of proposed stronger penalties for motor
Yonkers Apartment Tower Tested after Facade Collapse
A brick façade on an apartment building in Yonkers came down in late April and an engineer has begun to test the renovated façade to make sure it is safe.
NYC Construction Safety Week
New York City is holding its 5th annual Construction Safety Week to promote safety and well being of construction workers throughout not only the city but also the state
Big Dig Company Pleads Guilty
Modern Continental Corporation has pleaded guilty to 39 federal charges of overbilling and lying about construction defects on a project at the Big Dig they were working
Senate Passes Construction Safety Legislation
The NYC Department of Buildings now has to re-inspect construction sites that have been issued hazardous violations after the Senate in New York state passed a bill
Police Caution Drivers: Watch for Road Crews
The springtime is when many road construction crews begin to work on the roadways across the state of New York and police and other officials are encouraging motorists to
Are You Safe on Constructions Sites?
There has been an increase in claims for work related injuries with Building Trade Workers from 2002 to 2007.
Construction Workers Honor Fallen Colleagues
Thousands of construction workers gathered late in April to honor colleagues that had been injured or killed while on the job.
Stress Safety When Driving through Work Zones
Signs, flags, and construction workers are a common occurrence this time of year on roadways all across the state of New York and officials are stressing caution by motor
Glass Falls 50 Stories Injuring 2 People
A glass panel weighing 1500 lbs fell more than 50 stories onto a pedestrian walkway, injuring 2 people
Tougher Laws Passed due to Fatal Crane Accidents
The Governor of New York has recently signed a law that will increase the criminal and civil penalties for inspectors of cranes used for construction who falsify reports
OSHA Takes Extra Steps to Combat New York City construction Hazards
OSHA thinks the rise in construction deaths and accidents in New York City is unacceptable and they are taking new steps to combat the problem
Fatal fall at construction site in N.Y., leads to $49,000 in U.S. Labor fines
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited David Burke Construction LLC of Hamburg, N.Y.
Structured Settlements Are Becoming A Popular Mechanism
The sale of structured settlements is becoming a popular mechanism for consumers to get immediate access to cash without taking out a loan
OSHA Forms New York Safety Alliance with Real Estate and Construction
OSHA and HREC will develop and deliver training and education programs focusing on such workplace hazards
New York City NY Construction Fatalities
The victims' employer has been in the highway construction and maintenance business for 60 years and employs approximately 200 unionized workers. The company had develope
New York Scaffolding Law Meant To Protect Workers
The especially high violation rates occurring in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan outside of Midtown and Downtown appear to be attributable in large part to widespread s
Scaffolding New York Accident
The scaffolding accident took place at 210 Park Avenue South in Manhattan, at a building that was undergoing restoration. Nesa, Inc. was the general contractor on the pro
Man Injured At Facility Maintenance Company
The victim had worked for the maintenance firm for approximately two years. He did not receive specific training on installing overhead doors, although, according to a co
Electronic Newsletter Meant To Reduce Work Injuries In New York Among Hispanics
Topics in the first issue include an overview of OSHA's role, responsibilities and services, health hazards posed by exposure to silica dust, a Spanish English dictionary
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