Construction crew members barely escaped with their lives after falling two floors when a Brooklyn house collapsed on Wednesday.
Approximately 41 percent of New York City construction workers consider themselves as Latino, yet 74 percent of all construction accident deaths involve a Latino worker.
A 55-year-old man was recently killed in a construction project on Governors Island. The construction worker was helping to rebuild sections of a sea wall, when a pipe fell 15 feet and landed on him. A forklift was attempting to remove the storm sewer pipe from a truck when it went into a free-fall. The victim worked for Bedford Construction.