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Report
Construction Safety
in New York City
2014
Kay Gee
Area Director
Construction workers killed
35
32
30
29
25
22
20
15
21
18
10
12
8
5
0
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
7
7
6
2010 2011
2012
2013
2014
Source: OSHA data for NYC (5 boros) by Federal fiscal year (10/01 – 9/30)
Construction Fatalities by type
• 9 fatalities due to falls from heights
• 2 fatalities were due to crush hazard
• 1 fatality due to struck by hazard
Fatalities by borough
31
36
2
12
00
N=26
Fatalities coded for “Imm-Lang”
Immigration or Language factors
N=12
50%
50%
"No"
"Yes"
Fatalities by union status
Union
25%
75%
Non-Union
N=12
Other fatality trends
• 10 fatalities were in companies with 30 or
fewer employees
• 1 fatality occurred in a company with
between 31-100 employees
• 1 fatality occurred in a company with 101
or more employees
Construction Incidents by
Boroughs
No. of incidents OSHA responded to
90
80
70
60
50
40
81
30
20
29
10
26
26
8
0
Man
Bklyn
Queens
SI
Bronx
OSHA enforcement
• 806 Total Inspections – 5 boroughs
• Violations
– 1195 Serious/Willful/Repeat Citations issued
– 260 OTS Citations Issued
– Approximately 4.7 million in penalties
OSHA data, FY14 (10/1/13-9/30/14), 5 boros NYC
OSHA enforcement
• 540 Construction Inspections – NYC
Violations
– 742 Serious/Willful/Repeat Citations issued
– 115 OTS Citations Issued
– Approximately 2.3 million in penalties
OSHA data, FY14 (10/1/13-9/30/14), 5 boros NYC
OSHA construction inspections
13%
Union
87%
Non Union
Non Construction Fatalities
• 13 Fatalities in non construction activities in NYC
4 Manhattan, 4 Queens, 3 Brooklyn , 0 Bronx, 2 SI
• 5 from falls ( ladder, elevator shaft, 2aerial lifts, window ledge)
• 3 Crushed by
– 3 forklift accidents
• 1 Assault/murder (Workplace Violence)
• 1 overcome by CO
• 1 working in in food processing
5 Immigrant Language
9 non-union
Total Number of Fatalities
2008-2014
Construction/GI
45
40
39
35
28
30
25
25
39
20
28
15 15
15
10
15
18 18
16 16
20
28
20
189
16
20
5
0
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

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