After rash of construction worker deaths, NYC council member promises to finally implement safety law

The latest death is prompting politicians to accelerate the implementation of a construction safety law passed in 2017. Gregory Echevarria, 34, was killed after a crane counterweight fell on him around 3:15 a.m. at the site of 570 Broome Street. At least one other worker was injured in the accident and taken to hospital, according to the city’s Department of Buildings. “Our preliminary investigation has determined that workers were erecting a crane at the scene […]

from The Real Deal New York http://bit.ly/2UgjPDn

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