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Multiple OSHA Citations Issued for Fatal Brighton Beach Building Collapse

In addition to nine citations issued by the NYC Building Department, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued federal citations for eleven violations to SP&K Construction, of Brooklyn, NY, where one worker was killed and four injured as a result of a construction accident in Brighton Beach in November, 2011.

Brooklyn Construction Site Fall Leaves Man Seriously Injured

A 39-year-old construction worker was injured last week when he fell off a ladder at a Brooklyn jobsite. At the time of the construction accident, the man was working below-ground at the Gowanus Canal flushing tunnel. The NY Times reported that the ladder was wet, causing the worker to slip and tumble backwards into the pit of a hole, ultimately landing on his back.

Recent Fatal Bicycle Accidents Plague NYC

In June and July, three New York City bicycle accidents have been plastered all over television and newspaper headlines. It has been a rough stretch for the City, which has been busy making efforts to increase the safety of New York City cyclists. No matter the efforts by Mayor Bloomberg's office and bicycle advocacy organizations, a bicyclist's life can still be tragically taken when a motor vehicle driver fails to "see" cyclists and respect bicycle laws.

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