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Construction worker injured after falling in pit at site in Fair Lawn

FAIR LAWN, NJ- A construction worker fell more than 10 feet into an open foundation and was injured on Wednesday, according to Daily Voice. Firefighters, Rescue Services, and other officials rescued a worker from the scene of an accident on a construction site on Wednesday. The worker was injured after falling more than 10 feet… Read more »

One killed due to industrial accident in Clifton

CLIFTON, NJ- A truck driver died in Clifton on Thursday morning after a load of pipes fell on him at a construction warehouse, reports Daily Voice. At approximately 8:00am, a truck driver at Thea Enterprises in Clifton was killed in an accident. A load of poles had fallen out from a flatbed trailer and laded… Read more »

One person killed in early-morning industrial accident in Cranbury Twp

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ – A person was killed as a result of an industrial accident at a warehouse in Cranbury Township yesterday morning, according to RLS Media. The accident happened at 286 Prospect Plains Road at about 3 a.m., and may have involved the victim being crushed by a machine within the structure. The victim,… Read more »

UPDATE: Worker killed at Prudential Tower was fixing HVAC

NEWARK, NJ – The man killed in a fall at the Prudential Tower yesterday was repairing the building’s HVAC system at the time of the accident, according to the latest reporting. A representative of Local Sheet Local 25 Sheet Metal Workers identified the as 44-year-old Peter J. Millar. Millar was either repairing or replacing the… Read more »

Construction worker killed when excavator collapses in Linden

LINDEN, NJ – A construction worker was killed yesterday when the excavator he was operating collapsed into the Arthur Kill, trapping him in frigid water for about an hour. NJ.com reports that the incident happened in the 4900 block of Tremley Point Road at about 8 a.m. Thursday. Rescue crews spent roughly an hour working… Read more »

Worker falls to death at Prudential Tower

NEWARK, NJ – A construction worker fell to his death at the Prudential Tower late this morning, NJ Advance Media reports. The incident occurred at about 11 a.m. today, when the unnamed man fell about 20 feet while was making repairs to the building’s fifth floor. Emergency responders found him unresponsive, and pronounced him dead… Read more »

PSE&G worker injured by backhoe on North Arlington job site

NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ – An electric company worker was injured by a piece of construction machinery in an accident in North Arlington on Wednesday. According to Daily Voice, a compact backhoe became unbalanced at a job site in North Arlington and started to tip over. The PSE&G worker tried to jump out of the way… Read more »

Construction worker seriously injured by car in Newark

NEWARK, NJ – A construction worker is in critical condition after being struck by an errant vehicle on Route 1&9 in Newark on Saturday morning. According to RLS Media, a driver lost control of their vehicle on Route 1&9 near where it crosses Route 21 at about 5 a.m. The car barreled into the victim,… Read more »

Construction worked suffered leg injury in Bergenfield

BERGENFIELD, NJ – A construction worker suffered a severe leg injury after falling 15 feet at a job site in Bergenfield on Tuesday afternoon. According to Daily Voice, the 39-year-old man was working at a site on South Prospect Avenue when he lost his balance. He plummeted 15 feet into a trench at the construction… Read more »

Worker trapped beneath steel beam in fatal East Hanover construction accident

EAST HANOVER, NJ (MORRIS COUNTY) – A construction worker was killed after becoming trapped beneath a steel beam at a worksite in East Hanover on Wednesday afternoon, according to Brookdale Public Radio. The accident happened at about 4:30 p.m., as the victim was working at a construction site. He has been identified as 45-year-old Newark… Read more »

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