Construction Industry needs Scaffold Law

By |2018-03-13T18:00:42+00:00March 13th, 2018|justice system, Media, Work Injury, Workers Compensation|

Changes to the Scaffold Law have been at the crux of recent discussions in the construction industry. In New York, 2016 and 2015 were statistically the deadliest years for construction workers-dozens of articles recording deaths due to improper equipment were published. In late 2017, two workers fell to their deaths during the same day on [...]

Bill proposed to protect, better train New York City construction workers

By |2017-02-07T19:34:00+00:00February 7th, 2017|Media, Work Injury|

In the past two years, thirty city construction workers have passed away as a result of work-related accidents. It goes without saying, even one life lost is one too much. Gary Labarbera, President of the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, wrote an article for Daily News New York that supported the [...]