The purpose of Labor Law §240 – New York’s “Scaffold Law” – is to ensure that proper safety devices are provided to workers who perform tasks in a location or in a manner in which they could fall from one level to another or be struck by an object that falls from one level to another. If you would like to read the plain text of Labor Law §240, click here.
In this section, we break down the text of the statute:
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If you have been injured at a construction site while engaged in activities covered under Labor Law §240, contact the attorneys of Powers & Santola, LLP, without delay. We assist injured construction workers and their families in Albany, Syracuse and throughout the state of New York.
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