Construction workers in NYC demanded that their safety conditions improve based on the number of safety accidents which occurred during the past year on construction sites .

A report issued yesterday by the New York Committee For Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) [ PDF ], found that the majority of construction worker deaths— fifteen statewide in 2014, eight of which took place within the five borough s—can be chalked up to safety violations at high altitudes. 71% of construction injuries …

New York State requires OSHA 10 Hour Construction training for most construction sites.  An OSHA 10 hour card can be obtained by going through a two day class provided by an OSHA authorized instructor.  OSHA 10 NY provides classes throughout the NY metro area.