Deadly building had prior violations

December 27, 2006 12:00AM

The building site at 280 West 113th Street where a roof collapsed yesterday and killed a worker had a history of construction violations. In August the Department of Buildings issued a stop-work order on the site; the order was canceled in November and building resumed. The Times reports that there was a spike in the number of construction-related deaths in 2006, with 29 workers killed on the job. more [NYT]

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