Failure to Follow OSHA Safety Precautions
on New York Construction Sites
During a recent one-year span, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued nearly 38,000 citations for violations of safety standards within the U.S. construction industry. As this shows, a large number of construction employers fail in their duty to ensure the health and safety of workers.
According to OSHA, the following are standards that are most commonly overlooked or ignored in the construction industry:
Contact a OSHA Violation Injury Attorney
Serving New York State
If the violation of OSHA standards or New York State safety guidelines causes one to suffer an injury at a construction site, it will be important to consult with an experienced construction accident attorney.
At Powers & Santola, LLP, we can review the facts of your case and help you to understand your options under New York workers’ compensation, labor, personal injury and wrongful death laws.
Our law firm has decades of combined legal experience in construction accident law. Attorney Daniel R. Santola is widely recognized as a preeminent authority on New York’s unique laws that protect workers in the hazardous construction industry.
Sources / Additional Information
- Compliance Assistance Quick Start, Occupational Safety & Health Administration