Monday, November 18, 2013

Worker dies at NYU construction site

From Metro:

A construction worker is dead after falling from scaffolding on the sixth floor of a New York University building on Friday, police said.

Jamie Sillart, 56, of Bergenfield, N.J., was working on the fa├žade of NYU’s Languages and Literature Building at 19 University Place when he slipped and fell from his perch around 11:30 a.m. He landed on the adjacent rooftop of the NYU Cantor Film Center at 269 Greene Street, police said.

Sillart, who was working for D.P. Consulting Corp., was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Bless this poor soul. Buildings will not count this as a construction accident because he was OK until he hit the sidewalk.... I hope his family asks some hard questions.