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Seven Commonly Violated Safety Standards, According to OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also known as OSHA, keeps track of the most common causes of construction accidents. Unfortunately, this typically includes safety…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Feb 01, 2024

Investigation into Workers Death Leads to Indictment of Subcontractor

The April 6, 2015 death of a construction worker at a Ninth Avenue New York City construction site has initiated an investigation into the owner…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Apr 12, 2016

City Raises Fines for Safety Violations at Construction Sites

In the wake of a recent accident in which a crane fell, killing a passerby, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Apr 04, 2016

Dangers Construction Workers Face When Working on Tall Buildings

According to Politico New York, construction injuries in New York City have increased 34 percent from the 2014 fiscal year (July 2013-June 2014) to the last fiscal…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Mar 02, 2016

Scaffolds Raising the City Skyline are Raising Concern

Sidewalk sheds (the open scaffolds you walk under) are well on their way to becoming as synonymous with the Big Apple as hot-dog carts and…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Feb 12, 2016

U.S. Labor Statistics Show 12 Workers A Day Died On The Job In 2012; New York Region Leads Country in Work Fatalities

Preliminary results from the recently released Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) show a reduction in the number of fatal…

Aug 26, 2013

Construction Industry Foiled in Its Attempt to Avoid Complying with New York City’s Regulations Governing Cranes, Derricks and Hoisting Equipment

In Steel Institute of New York v. City of New York, the City of New York's local statutes and regulations that govern the use of…

May 14, 2013

NYC Buildings Department Holds Hearing on Proposed Rules Implementing Stringent Requirements for Department-Approved Courses as Part of License Qualification

A public hearing was held yesterday, April 26, 2013, at The New York City Buildings Department regarding proposing new rules implementing tougher requirements for department-approved courses…

Apr 27, 2013

Deadline to Contribute to OSHA Construction Standards and to Workplace Safety and Health Hazards Approaches

Last month the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Request for Information to initiate the fourth phase of its Standards Improvement Project (SIP).…

Jan 27, 2013

Property Owners and Contractors Should Winterize Their Construction Sites

Winter weather always brings added risks of injury due to snow and ice.  Pedestrians can slip and fall on sidewalks and other places.  Vehicles can…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Jan 05, 2013

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The law firm of Levine & Slavit, PLLC has served clients in Long Island and the Greater New York City-area since 1957. We are a team of personal injury and wrongful death lawyers who work tirelessly for victims' rights. Our team is licensed and affiliated with the:

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