REQUIREMENT: Injuries and Fatalities Must be Reported to Department Within Three Business Days
Local Law 78 of 2017 requires the property owner, contractor, subcontractor, or person otherwise in control of a construction site to report specific information about any site incident that resulted in a fatality or injury to a construction worker or member of the public to the Department of Buildings within three (3) business days. Owners and other responsible parties must use the Department’s online form to report details of the incident within three business days. The Injury/Fatality Incident Information form is also available on the Department’s Notification Forms page. Failure to submit the Injury/Fatality Incident Information form within three business days of the incident may result in a $2,500 civil penalty. Learn more about Local Law 78 of 2017.