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March 3, 2011
Construction Accidents In New York And Inadequate Lighting

By Michael H. Joseph


One of the most powerful tools for New York construction accident lawyers is Labor Law 241. Labor Law 241 requires contractors and owners of a construction site to provide reasonably safe protection to construction workers in New York. Construction is inherently dangerous and it is important that construction sites have good lighting. Inadequate lighting on construction sites compounds the inherent dangers on a construction site. Workers often trip or slip and fall on materials that are hard to see or in poorly lit areas. For examples, when construction workers work with saws and have difficulty seeing it then the dangers… Read More

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