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Ironworker Suffers Critical Injuries at LIRR Construction Site

An ironworker working on the Long Island Rail Road construction site in Mineola sustained critical injuries after being electrocuted. According to officials from the MTA, the accident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 13. The construction crew was working on building a pedestrian bridge over the tracks. At that time, a crane came… Read More »

Two Workers Dead After Trench Collapse on Long Island

A pair of workers were killed in an accident on Long Island when a trench collapsed during construction of a septic tank. According to Nassau County Police, the accident occurred at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28 in Brookville at a home on West hollow Road. The workers were in the process of digging… Read More »

One Dead, Two Injured in Construction Accident on Long Island

One construction worker was killed and another injured after getting caught in wiring that was stuck underneath a pickup truck at a job site on Long Island. According to authorities, a team of construction workers had set up cable guide wiring on the road on North Bicycle Path near Port Jefferson Station at about 1:30… Read More »

Worker Killed in Scaffolding Accident at Upper Manhattan Site

A worker died after a construction site accident in Upper Manhattan the afternoon of Thursday, July 12. According to authorities, the 28-year-old man from Staten Island was hit in the head by a piece of scaffolding while working at the construction site for a 13-story building on Riverside Drive, located along the northern end of… Read More »

The Most Common Causes of Crane Accidents

Crane accidents are all too common in New York, especially during what has become a construction boom throughout the metro area. Any time you are in a large city, you are almost certain to see a crane or two working on tall buildings, which means no place is immune from crane accidents. These accidents can… Read More »

Firefighters Free Trapped Man at Construction Site

On April 7, firefighters were called to a construction site in Water Mill to help free a man who was reportedly trapped in a trench. According to representatives from the Sag Harbor Fire Department, a man’s legs were stuck in a hole at the construction site after a large amount of dirt collapsed on top… Read More »

New York Construction Accident Sends Two Workers to Hospital

Two construction workers were trapped recently when the trench they were working in at a Rye, New York home collapsed. They were buried chest-deep in dirt for 90 minutes before rescue workers were able to free them. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, has launched an investigation… Read More »