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Construction worker shot in robbery on NYC sidewalk

Construction worker shot in robbery on NYC sidewalk

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 26, 2015

While operating a jackhammer on a New York City street corner, a construction worker was shot last week. According to a ...

Will NYC’s Nordstrom Tower overtake One World Trade Center as the tallest building in the U.S.?

Will NYC’s Nordstrom Tower overtake One World...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

In case you haven't noticed, we're in the thick of a supertall building boom. As we reported earlier this year, 97 ...

Worker dies after fall from scaffolding in New York City

Worker dies after fall from scaffolding in New York...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2015

A construction worker died shortly after falling from scaffolding on a New York City jobsite Thursday morning. According to a report ...

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in report on the dangers of New York construction sites

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2015

Citing data that shows construction represents less than 4 percent of total employment in New York while accounting for 20 percent ...

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on NYC jobsite

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2015

A worker on a crew building a luxury hotel in New York City was killed Tuesday when he fell 24 ...

Boom failure crushes and kills crane truck operator in NYC

Boom failure crushes and kills crane truck operator in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2015

  A hydraulic failure on a truck crane took the life of a construction worker in New York City Friday. According to ...

NYCDOT plans $100 million in improvements to make Queens “Boulevard of Death” safer

NYCDOT plans $100 million in improvements to make...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 07, 2015

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) will rework the 7-mile corridor of Queens Boulevard as part of the ...

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the one that rocked New York City

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 31, 2015

The building explosion in New York’s East Village last week that killed two people and injured nearly two dozen others ...

Workers hit gas line sparking massive explosion in NYC: 3 buildings collapse, 25 injured (VIDEO)

Workers hit gas line sparking massive explosion in NYC:...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2015

A massive explosion that rocked New York City Thursday, causing the collapse of three buildings and injuring 25 people, has ...

Woman killed near NYC jobsite after being struck by plywood in freak accident

Woman killed near NYC jobsite after being struck by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2015

A woman walking in New York City was killed Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a piece of plywood blown ...

Worker survives NYC building collapse by riding wreckage to the ground

Worker survives NYC building collapse by riding...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2015

A worker on the top floor of a New York City parking garage somehow survived Wednesday afternoon when a portion ...

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident in New York City

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

As a crew unloaded steel joists from a truck at a Brooklyn jobsite Tuesday afternoon, four of the beams toppled ...

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