As workers rushed to get things back to normal after Sandy, some just ignored the rules.
Police say 18-year-old Luis Camarillo, of the Bronx, was working in the back of the truck when the truck’s compactor came down and struck him in the torso. He was pronounced dead at Long Island College Hospital.
As the clean-up effort continues in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, some concerns have surfaced over a lack of proper tools and protective gear for workers.
The charred and twisted metal of a tractor-trailer that slammed into an office building on Route 17 was removed on Saturday night. The crash caused a huge explosion of fire.
The subcontractor was working underneath the bridge around 8 a.m. when he slipped and fell from a work platform to the water below, officials said.
Police were able to use another larger crane to pull the men back to safety in what was described as an “incredibly daring and dangerous rescue.”
The federal agency that governs workplace safety has sent a letter to 63 New York City theaters saying future inspections of the venues will include reviews of their emergency action plans.
The way Wal-Mart handled Black Friday changed after 2008.
Attorneys for nine people injured or killed in a Connecticut power plant explosion say they’re suing companies involved in building and overseeing the facility.
OSHA imposed $16.6 million in fines stemming from 371 alleged safety and workplace violations at a Conn. power plant that exploded and killed six workers.
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