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Two New York City construction workers fell to their deaths in a construction accident on the Upper West side of Manhattan. The workers, who did not have harnesses for fall protection, fell 65 feet down an elevator shaft. Other fall protection should have been, but was not provided.

You can read about this construction accident here.  

According to the article, there have been 3 construction-related deaths in 2011, just one short of the 4 deaths that occurred in 2010–and it’s only February. This accident is another sad, grizzly reminder of the need for proper construction safety practices at New York City construction sites.

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