Construction Accident Resources
New York State Workers Compensation Board
The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board protects the rights of employees and employers by ensuring the proper delivery of benefits to those who are injured or ill, and by promoting compliance with the law.
Employee workplace rights
From the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). What to do if you question the safety of your workplace. Lists addresses and phone numbers for more information.
OSHA Construction eTool
This eTool will help you identify and control the hazards that commonly cause the most serious construction injuries.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
NIOSH is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related disease and injury.
Department of Labor (DOL) resources for workers
Resource for workers, including information on each state’s workers’ compensation laws, whistleblower protection and health and safety guidelines.
OSHA Construction Resource Manual
The manual contains important information on inspections, penalties for violations, reporting requirements for injuries, access to records, health and safety standards and more.
Manufacturing and construction statistics
Features construction statistics, including new residential construction and sales, residential improvements, permits and more, from the United States Census Bureau.
Office of the Whistleblower Protection Program
Resource for employees whose employers have discriminated or retaliated against them for filing a workplace hazard complaint with OSHA. Provides information on the types of employer activities that may constitute retaliation or discrimination, the steps for filing a complaint against an employer and links to the OSHA Whistleblower Investigations Manual.
Construction safety and health information
Information on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) program that seeks to develop goals and performance measures for decreasing construction accidents and injuries.