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NYC Investigating Fake OSHA Cards to Help End Const.-Related Deaths

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Written by: Michael A. Rose and Gregory Hach

NYC Investigating Fake OSHA Cards to Help End Const.-Related Deaths

Posted on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 at 6:45 pm    

New York City has recently been experiencing an overwhelming increase in construction-related deaths. As a result, city officials are going undercover and arresting workers with false safety training cards.

In order to work on a construction site, a worker is required to complete safety training by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). This is meant to decrease the likelihood of job site accidents and deaths. However, there is a growing problem of fraudulent OSHA cards and individuals in dangerous construction settings without the proper training to keep themselves and others safe.

So far there have been over 20 workers found with false OSHA cards at city construction sites and several others have were found without cards at all. The Department of Investigation and the Buildings Department began the investigation due to construction fatalities reaching 18 so far this year, up from 12 last year. It is an ongoing process.

At Hach & Rose, LLP, our construction accident attorneys believe that safety standards on construction sites should be held at a high level. If you were injured on a job site due to a lack of safety regulations, please call (212) 779-0057 today. Our New York lawyers are experienced and dedicated attorneys who want to fight for the compensation our clients deserve.

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