Construction and Work Related Accidents
Have you been injured at work or on a New York construction site? New York Accident Attorney, John Campbell is a former construction worker and is still a member in good standing of Local 731 of LIUNA. He knows firsthand the dangers construction workers face. He personally logged over 1500 hours at Ground Zero as a member of Local 731 and now, as an attorney, he fights for the rights of his fellow brothers and sisters in all of the trade unions. If you have been injured on the job, call a fellow union member to represent you and assist in obtaining the monetary compensation you are entitled to.
New York Labor law provides specific protections applicable to workers working on the construction of buildings and other structures. These protections include the use of fireproof materials and adherence to certain rules and regulations pertaining to beams and flooring. There are other regulations that pertain to elevators and their shafts intended to prevent construction workers from falling down the shaft Furthermore, all building construction sites must be operated in such a way as to provide reasonable safety to all people employed at the construction site or lawfully on the construction site.
Any person working in an elevator shaft or hatchway and/or stairwells of buildings during construction or demolition must be protected by sound planking at least two inches thick. Such planking must be at laid at least two stories above and one story below the workers, or by other similar safety rules (See Labor Law 241-a).
If you have suffered injuries in New York on a construction worksite, call attorney John Campbell toll free at 1-877-377-8666 for a free consultation. Who better than a former construction worker turned lawyer to represent you? John Campbell is still an active dues paying member of Local 731 of LIUNA and he understands the perils of your job. Contact him today.
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