Posted on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 10:08 pm
Brooklyn, NY (June 1, 2019) – One person received injuries in a construction accident that took place when the worker fell for reasons that are still being investigated.
The accident took place while the construction worker was working with a variety of coworkers on a building project on the afternoon of May 30th.
The accident happened at the intersection of 55th Street and New Utrecht Avenue. The worker was transported to the hospital by ambulance and was listed in stable condition.
Police and OSHA continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to the accident.
Construction Accidents in New York
The construction industry is known for being one of the most difficult and dangerous industries out there, with the most injuries taking place in related accidents every single year. These jobs tend to use heavy equipment, sharp tools, and involve heights from many floors. If you or a loved one have been seriously impacted by a construction accident that you believe to be the fault of another party, you have rights during this difficult time.
Far too often, construction accidents take place due to the negligence of other coworkers and employers who do not abide by safety rules and regulations across New York. Construction workers deserve extra protections from harm, as they are extremely vulnerable parties with so many dangerous acts taking place in the workplace. We are here for you if you have received injuries in one of these accidents and you are unsure of how to move forward. Please contact us at 212-779-0057 to find out how we can assist you.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.