Christopher J. Gorayeb

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Hispanic Workers Continue to Face Increased Risk of Deadly Injury

November 2, 2020

The headlines say it all: “Young Hispanic Construction Workers Most Vulnerable in U.S.,” “Hispanics Most Vulnerable to Construction Injuries,” and “Latino Worker Mortality Rate Rises; Industry Disagrees with Solutions. Statistics show that Hispanics and Latinos working in construction in New York City and across the country are more likely than their co-workers to be injured […]

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Why Are Construction Companies Opposing New OSHA Protective Measures?

November 2, 2020

Construction industry groups recently filed a lawsuit in federal court to block new safety standards related to silica dust exposure. The new standards require employers to do more to protect their workers from exposure hazards, and represent the first update to OSHA’s silica dust exposure standards in nearly 50 years. Exposure to crystalline silica – […]

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OSHA Demonstrate the Risks to which Construction Workers Are Exposed

November 2, 2020

Every year, hundreds of construction workers die on construction sites in New York City and across the country. Thousands more suffer serious, and in many cases, life-changing injuries. To give you an idea of how dangerous construction sites really are, among the many jobs there are, one in five work-related deaths occurs in the construction industry. Among construction workers, […]

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The Most Dangerous Jobs and Workplaces for Construction Workers

November 2, 2020

While working in construction is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, within the industry itself there are some jobs and workplaces that are more dangerous than others. Below are some of the jobs and workplaces that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has identified as the most dangerous for construction […]

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Hispanic wins $4 million workplace accident lawsuit

November 2, 2020

A construction worker wins a $4 million lawsuit when he fell from a defective ladder from an elevated height while painting a wall on a building in Rego Park, Queens. How did Gorayeb & Associates Helped? The worker contacted his employers to ask for compensation for the injuries he suffered, but the owners of the […]

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