Scaffolds improperly attached to buildings. Sidewalk sheds missing braces. Untrained workers installing crucial safety equipment.
These are among the imminently dangerous conditions involving scaffolds and sidewalks found by the Buildings Department at 43 building sites across Brooklyn deemed so unsafe they were shut down last month during a citywide safety crackdown.
Most of the sites are up and running again, but many Brooklyn residents living or working near them are still afraid.
Residents nervous over building sites