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$10K Fine In Construction Death Is “Monopoly Money”

On April 6, 2015, an unsecured trench wall collapsed at 9-19 Ninth Avenue in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District neighborhood, killing 22-year-old Carlos Moncayo. Harco Construction was found guilty of felony manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide and reckless endangerment. This case established the first time that a company can be held criminally responsible for the death of

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Preventing Construction Site Accidents Through Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Approximately 20% of work-related accident deaths involve construction workers. However, these workers only represent 4% of the employed workforce in the United States. Individuals who work at construction sites are at the greatest risk for getting injured or even dying while on the job. Unfortunately, the majority of these accidents are preventable. Using BIM to

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Deadly Construction Accident at the Old Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NYC

The New York construction site experienced its 29th fatal accident in the last two years on Friday, December 9th. Around 8:00 a.m., 59-year-old Wilfredo Enrique was working on the façade of a new residential development when he fell to his death. Enrique was employed by Two Trees Management. He was working on the construction site

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Another New York City Crane Accident Justifies The Need For Safer Construction Site Procedures

A New York City construction site was yet again the location of another fatal accident. On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, a crane accident killed two construction workers in Queens. The horrific accident happened at a construction site near 81-10 134th Street at around 12:20 p.m. One construction worker was posting a beam before it disengaged

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Dramatic Construction Growth In NY Demands an Increase In Safety Regulations

New York City has seen a dramatic construction growth in recent years. Unfortunately, this growth has also resulted in increased danger for construction workers. The construction industry is a hotbed for serious injuries and death – a reality that significantly impacts the workers’ lives. The Grim Statistic of Danger on Construction Sites Construction-related injuries increased

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