Christopher J. Gorayeb

Safety Concerns Construction NY

Safety Concerns for Workers Constructing High-Rise Buildings in NY

March 28, 2024

The profile of New York City is changing at an unprecedented rate. Over the past 11 years, developers have constructed 13 high-rise buildings in Manhattan. Currently, there are 15 high-rise buildings under construction and 19 more in the process of being approved. The list of new buildings includes residential and commercial towers, and includes the proposal for […]

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Trabajador expuesto a accidente

What to Do If You Suffer Electrocution in Construction in New York

February 1, 2024

Workers on construction sites are at risk of accidents while performing their work, including electric shock and electrocution. In most cases, injuries are severe and require lengthy rehabilitation. In fact, according to the Construction Research and Training Centre, electrocutions are among the leading causes of death on construction sites. This type of accident occurs when […]

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Eye Protection in Construction Work

Eye protection in construction work

June 30, 2023

Eye protection in construction work is essential to safely perform their tasks. Different tasks on a construction site are known for their inherent risks, requiring meticulous protection protocols and a high level of technical expertise. Vision is a fundamental element for their proper execution. Unlike other parts of the body, the eyes stand out for […]

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New York Scaffold Safety Law

New York Scaffold Safety Law

May 30, 2023

Recently, many debates have taken place on the importance of the New York Scaffold Safety Law. There are a lot of advocates on both sides, and there are debates about money and insurance. It is challenging to navigate arguments instantly, which helps avoid an obvious problem. At Gorayeb & Associates, we believe that anything keeps […]

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Adequate Protection When Working With a Table Saw

Adequate Protection When Working With a Table Saw

March 29, 2023

Working with a table saw is an essential aspect of construction sites. The power and cutting depth of table saws make them one of the most useful tools for quick and efficient work on various types of wood, and they can even handle materials like metal, plastic, or aluminum. Carpenters and cabinet makers use them […]

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Trabajador en construcción

Legal Protections For Injured Workers In Construction

April 15, 2022

All workers in New York, including those working on construction sites, are protected under the Labour Law, which ensures safe working conditions and provides compensation to those who suffer a workplace injury. Construction workers in trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, steelwork, steamfitting, labourers, bricklaying, painting and related trades are protected by the regulations covered […]

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Trabajador accidentado en construcción

3 Cases of Ladder Fall Accidents Resulting in Millions of Dollars in Compensation

March 3, 2022

If you work in construction and have suffered an accident falling from a broken, unsafe or unstable ladder, a team of ladder fall lawyers can be your best ally in helping you get the compensation you deserve. You are entitled to be compensated for medical expenses, lost wages, your pain and suffering as a result […]

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Accidente de caida de trabajador

What to do after a slip and fall accident in New York City

December 20, 2021

Construction workers face hazards while performing their work, including potential slip and fall accidents caused by uneven surfaces, broken ladders or slippery floors. Trips and falls happen on construction sites all the time. According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), these types of accidents account for more than one million emergency room visits each […]

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Trabajador expuesto a sustancias tóxicas

Lawyer for Exposure to Toxic Substances on Construction Sites

October 26, 2021

Chemical exposure refers to contact with toxic substances that present hazards and risks to humans as a result of carelessness or negligence. All people, especially construction workers, are exposed to toxic chemicals every day. Many of the substances considered “safe,” such as medicines, household cleaning products, agricultural solutions or construction products, can include components that […]

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Trabajador lesionado en la construcción

5 Examples of Negligence on Construction Sites

August 11, 2021

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) statistics show that construction is one of the most dangerous work sectors due to its high accident rate. Workers are aware of the risks associated with their trade, but they often rely on their employers and subcontractors, who are legally responsible for implementing measures and regulations to ensure their […]

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