Cranes back in action but fears continue
From amnewyork By David Freedlander;
Twenty of the city’s high-rise crane returned to operation last week, but many of them are on construction sites that have received dozens of complaints and violations for unsafe working conditions.
The complaints range from the mundane to the alarming, but in the light of two deadly crane collapses this spring, both of which occurred on construction sites with a history of violations, some say any infraction raises red flags.
“Any site that is operating a high-rise crane with too many violations should be shut down and the individuals hauled off to jail,” said Councilman Tony Avella, (D-Bayside). “How stupid are we that we allow this to go on?” Read More
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