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New York construction worker killed and union plans benefit

Construction sites can be dangerous places. There are many different ways a construction worker can get hurt. To try and prevent construction accidents, many safety regulations have been adopted to try and keep workers safe. Despite these regulations, New York workers are still hurt -- and killed -- while doing construction work.

Hurricane Sandy workers have high risk of workplace accidents

Last fall when Hurricane Sandy tore through New York and the northeastern United States, it left a massive amount of wreckage in its wake. As the storm receded, the clean up began. In many areas, workers flooded into help clean up the wreckage. However, new reports claim these workers are not all that safe. In many areas, the risk of a workplace accident is increased as safety regulations are ignored.