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Category: Worksite Accidents

Bushwick construction accident forces out residents

Posted in Construction Accidents | Work Injuires,Worksite Accidents on August 23, 2012

Two separate apartment buildings were evacuated in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn. The two four-story buildings were evacuated after large cracks began to form in the exterior brick walls. One tenant, Matt Brogan, an architectural consultant, became alarmed after he noticed 1 to 1.5 inch gaps forming between the exposed brick wall and interior wall… read more

Manhattan Crane Accident Kills One Worker And Injures Others

Posted in Construction Accidents | Work Injuires,Worksite Accidents on April 5, 2012

One construction worker was killed and another was injured when a crane collapsed at a construction site in Manhattan.  The accident occurred where the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is extending the 7 subway line.  Two pieces of the boom, a 80-foot piece and a 40-foot piece, came apart and fell to the ground.  Michael Simermeyer, 30,… read more