Superintendent and Manager Charged With Assault After 2 Construction Site Injuries in NY

The City of New York is getting serious about construction regulation and using the full extent of the law to punish those who have acted negligently on the jobsite.  Last year, Mayor Bill De Blasio issued a new law requiring all construction workers to undergo, at minimum, 40 hours of safety training. In 2016, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. successfully convicted a construction foreman of criminally negligent homicide and reckless endangerment after a laborer was killed in a trench collapse that he was overseeing. Earlier this month, DA Vance announced assault charges against a superintendent and branch manager after 2 men suffer horrific injuries on their jobsite.

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