The WTC is New York's most lethal construction project, with 60 fatalities. However, the Brooklyn Bridge is NYC's deadliest if you adjust for project size.
How many people died while building the Empire State Building?
Five people died
The construction of the Empire State Building was a remarkable achievement in architectural and engineering terms and came at a human cost. According to official records, five people died during the building's construction, which spanned just over a year from 1930 to 1931.
How many people died during the construction of the Suez Canal?
The Suez Canal had 120,000 deaths among its 1.5 million workers during the 11 year excavation project — the most construction worker deaths of the four canal projects. The White Sea-Baltic Sea Canal project took the lives of 12,000 of its construction labor workforce, which was made up entirely of inmates.
What are 2 interesting facts about Shanghai Tower?
Shanghai Tower is 632 meters tall or 2,073 feet and has 128 stories. It has a total floor area of 380,000 meters squared or 4,090,000 square feet. The next tallest building is the Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower in Mecca standing at 601 meters or 1,971 feet tall.
How many workers died building the Burj Khalifa?
The construction of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, completed in 2010, resulted in several deaths. The exact number is unknown, but it is estimated that around 10 workers died during the construction process.
What is the #1 cause of death in construction?
Falls Are the Leading Cause of Death in ConstructionFall accidents represent the biggest threat to private sector workers according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).