I am sharing this article which is of importance to all New Yorkers, but especially to my clients and friends who are construction workers, and who work with scaffolds, and doing asbestos removal, and doing demolition. As the article states, workplace accidents keep rising. That is terrible and it must be stopped! New York's business owners, politicians, and community leaders must get together to make New York a Zero Workplace Accident state!
If you work in the construction industry and find yourself on New York City job sites, it's imperative that you're familiar with the many types of accidents that often occur.
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As a construction worker, there is never a good time to get lazy in regards to your safety equipment. This means many things, including the fact that you should get into the habit of wearing a hard hat at all times.
An 53-year-old electrician, who had been working in the elevator shaft at a new 52-story high rise in Manhattan on Sunday, July 23, was found dead within it early in the morning the following day. It's believed he died of asphyxiation as he attempted to escape the elevator shaft once power had been cut off to it, trapping him inside.
In New York City, you can't go hardly anywhere without seeing a construction zone. While employees and employers do whatever it takes to maintain safe working conditions, there are times when accidents occur.
When using any type of power tool, it's imperative that safety comes first. Even though you have a job to do, you don't want to risk your safety along the way.
Any type of ladder mistake is one that can cause serious injury or even death. This is why it's so important to know exactly what you are doing if you will be using a ladder for any task.
Construction sites can be a dangerous place. Workers can slip and fall on debris, fall from height or be struck by a heavy object.
As a construction worker, you're well aware that you face many hazards throughout your workday. Even though you do your best to avoid trouble, you know that some things are out of your control.