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Manhattan D.A. Focused on Construction Safety Violators


Manhattan's District Attorney, Cyrus Vance Jr., is serious about construction safety. The Big Apple may be improving its overall crime statistics, but there is still a long road ahead for the jobsite. The DA feels things may be getting a bit lax on the NYC jobsite, so he's taking a proactive role. Following a well-publicized trench-collapse accident that killed a construction worker in early 2016, Vance put together a construction safety taskforce to take a closer look at construction safety compliance in the city. In 2015 there were 400 construction accidents in the city, a figure Vance would like to revise drastically downward.  Read more...


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