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Construction Backhoes Keep Killing Pedestrians In New York

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

If you live in New York, you already know that construction projects are always going on in the City. No matter which way you turn, it seems like the City is in a constant state of demolition, excavation, and rebuilding. While this might seem like an exciting prospect to some, others have discovered that… Read More »

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A Staggering 322 Construction Sites In New York Shut Down For Safety Violations

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

In the space of just one month, New York City has shut down more than 300 construction sites due to safety concerns. This equates to more than 10 construction sites being shut down every single day. The sheer scope of this “zero-tolerance” crackdown illustrates just how many construction sites in New York are violating… Read More »

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New Construction Safety Bills Announced In New York

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Safety is a pressing concern for construction workers in New York, and it seems as though the government is starting to listen. A number of new safety construction bills were recently introduced in the New York City Council, along with several building code revisions. Whether these initiatives will actually change anything is anyone’s guess,… Read More »

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Giant Water Tunnel Finishing Construction After 50 Years Of Questionable Safety

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

In New York City, most construction projects are wrapped up in a relatively short period of time. A project that takes more than 50 years to complete is virtually unheard of in the modern era, and yet there’s one clear example of this in Queens. City Tunnel No. 3 is a 60-mile water delivery… Read More »

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The Most Dangerous Tools On A New York Construction Site

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Construction workers in New York rely on a variety of tools to get the job done, and in many cases, these tools make work easier and more convenient. On the other hand, these tools also have the potential to injure, maim, or even kill their users. It’s important to understand the various risks before… Read More »

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Two New Construction Accidents Highlight Persistent Dangers In New York

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Construction accidents continue to occur constantly in New York. It seems as though each week a handful of new workers are either injured or killed due to these tragic instances. Although the government continues to pass new bills in an attempt to make safety regulations stricter, accidents continue to happen. So what is the… Read More »

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Renewable Energy Projects In New York Come With Unique Hazards

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

New York is quickly emerging as one of the national leaders in renewable projects and technology. Pretty soon, many of the construction workers in the Empire State will be working on these new projects. It’s important to understand the various safety hazards associated with these new projects, as workers could be confronted with technology… Read More »

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National Grid Sued For $21 Million In New York

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Two New York city gas distribution companies associated with National Grid have been sued for $21 million, according to a new report. While there are many safety concerns in the construction industry, some of the most notable hazards have to do with gas and other flammable materials. A moment of negligence or an improper… Read More »

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Business Groups Are Trying To Use Cannabis Legalization To Destroy The Scaffold Law

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

In New York, business groups have been trying to get rid of the Scaffold Law for years. This should come as no surprise, as various businesses end up paying millions of dollars each year to construction workers in New York who are protected under the Scaffold Law. Although they have been trying their best… Read More »

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31-Story Crane Falls Apart in Brooklyn

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Although there are many potential hazards on a typical New York construction site, cranes are perhaps some of the most worrying. These towering pieces of heavy equipment seem to loom over us as we walk by, and many of us have an underlying fear that they might fall over at any minute. These fears… Read More »

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