Slip and Fall Accidents in New York

SLIPS AND FALLS ON A CONSTRUCTION SITE

When a construction worker performs his or her job, it is important that he or she be able to walk safely on the job site. New York law requires that all floors, walkways, scaffolds, platforms, and other elevated work surfaces be free of slippery conditions such as ice, snow, water, grease, and other substances that can cause workers to slip and lose their balance.

When a worker slips and falls due to failure to remove, sand, cover, or provide a safe base from slippery substances, the injured worker can establish a claim to obtain fair compensation for his or her injuries.

Man tripping over a piece of wood at a construction site.

TRIP AND FALL AT A CONSTRUCTION SITE‍

New York law and regulations require that all walkways and work areas be kept free of tripping hazards, including debris and other objects. If tripping hazards are not removed from walkways and work areas, workers can fall and cause serious injuries. The requirement that walkways and work areas remain free of tripping hazards ensures that work can be performed safely throughout the job site.

When a worker falls due to a failure to properly maintain safe conditions and walkways free of tripping hazards, the injured worker can establish a claim to obtain fair compensation for his or her injuries.

If you or someone you know has been injured on a construction site call Gorayeb & Associates at 646-350-3820 for a free consultation.

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