Officials: Construction worker survives 15-foot fall on site in Manhattan

The worker slipped and fell off a ladder while performing water proofing work inside of a trench at a construction site on East 20th Street, inspectors say.

News 12 Staff

Jan 3, 2023, 5:08 PM

Updated 537 days ago

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A construction worker survived a 15-foot fall while on the job in Manhattan Tuesday morning.
The worker slipped and fell off a ladder while performing water proofing work inside of a trench at a construction site on East 20th Street, inspectors say.
The worker was hospitalized and received treatment for leg and head injuries. The Department of Buildings is investigating the incident.


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