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Man Killed in Colonie Industrial Accident

Last week, a man was killed in an industrial accident that happened on Sunday morning. The incident occurred in Colonie, New York, at TNT Landscaping and Excavating. This location was at 117 Morris Road. The victim was a 61-year-old man who was alone at the business when he became pinned between two pieces of equipment. He died instantly from head trauma. This information comes from police who were there. The identity of the victim hasn’t been released yet. He was taken to Albany Medical Center where an autopsy was performed. OSHA was contacted, and they are investigating. Did you lose a loved one in...

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Surprise Crane Inspections by DOB

In New York City, high winds are not uncommon. Across the area, construction crews are required to ensure that huge cranes are secured properly. The Department of buildings was making surprise inspections last week to see if construction companies were in compliance with these regulations. They went to a construction site in Brooklyn where a site had to be shut down because of a glitch on a device that measured wind speed on the crane. DOB inspector Michael Linton said, “(The device) must be operational before they resume activity.” In 2016, a crane came crashing down on a windy morning and killed a passerby....

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More Information on Construction Accident Lawyers in NYC

After you’ve been injured in a construction accident, you might be asking yourself if you need a personal injury lawyer or not. It can take time for you to recover from the accident, and you are likely overwhelmed by everything that is going on. Adding the legal matters on top of everything else can seem stressful, but you do not have to go this route alone. A personal injury lawyer can help you with the whole legal process from filing your claim to taking it to court if that becomes necessary. Having the help of an attorney will lift the burden off...

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Construction Workers Honored on 10-Year Anniversary

In March, six construction workers who died in a fatal crane collapse were honored at a 10-year-anniversary ceremony in Midtown. The families and friends of the six construction workers gathered together to mark the anniversary of the event and to remember and honor their loved ones. This accident occurred 10 years ago when the workers were at a construction site. A reverend at the ceremony said, “We are here today not for how our brothers died, but more importantly how our brothers lived and how our brothers loved.” The memorial occurred at the site where the accident happened at around E. 51st St....

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A Nonprofit Wants Construction Worker’s Death to Be Investigated

A Nonprofit Wants Construction Worker’s Death to Be Investigated

A nonprofit organization wants a construction worker’s death to be investigated. An Ecuadorian construction worker was killed by a forklift at a worksite in the Jamaica area. An immigrant rights group that he was a member of wants answers about what happened and what caused the accident. The victim was Edgar Pazmino. His peers at New Immigrant Community Empowerment want justice and to know what happened. The 34-year-old was killed on March 13 when some machinery he had been working with pinned him against the wall of a luxury condo. This happened near 89th Avenue and 150th Street. The group doesn’t understand...

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