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Unsafe Construction Worksite Conditions: What to Know and How to Avoid Injuries on the Job

04/08/2021

For much of American history, workplaces have been dangerous and unregulated environments rich in potential for dangerous accidents. However, by the late 1960s, workplace safety became an issue too big to ignore. In fact, 14,000 workers were dying every year in workplace accidents. Thousands more suffered from occupational illness and disabling injuries.  A public outcry […]

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Which recovery options are available for brain injuries?

12/15/2020

When a person behaves negligently, serious injuries often follow suit. Brain injuries are just one possible consequence of careless behavior. As with other serious injuries, there may be an extended recovery period. The Mayo Clinic explains some of the recovery options available when a person experiences a severe brain injury. Some brain injuries require immediate medical care. […]

Despite the known risks, distracted driving is not going away

12/15/2020

In 2016, traffic accidents involving a distracted driver resulted in the deaths of 3,450 people, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.  That number represents 9 percent of all 37,41 traffic fatalities that year. Even though thousands of people are dying each year due to distracted driving, nearly 80 percent of drivers admit to talking […]

Women more likely to be injured at work

12/15/2020

The National Safety Council (NSC) has recently parsed the data regarding those injured in the workplace in 2017. Its analysis was published on its Injury Facts web site. The bottom line is that it is an enlightening read, but it was not good news for women who work. Assaults on women are much higher Perhaps the most […]

Long Island construction worker loses legs below the knees

12/15/2020

A 39-year-old man was working on installing a gas main in Roslyn Heights recently when a falling steel plate knocked him into a 10-foot hole and landed on him, severing his legs below the knee. According to Nassau County police, officers climbed into the hole after the stricken man and applied tourniquets to control the […]

OSHA: Employers and workers need to be aware of carbon monoxide

12/15/2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has just issued a reminder to employers that they need to protect their workers from the potentially deadly effects of exposure to carbon monoxide. Winter is a prime season for carbon monoxide poisoning, as buildings are closed up tight against the cold. There have recently been incidents in […]

How to stay safe on the subway

12/15/2020

As the busiest transit system in North America, the New York City subway system is an economical way to get around the city. Overall, riding the subway is safe and convenient. There are some commonsense precautions; however, that can increase your security on your commute. Avoid poorly lit areas There are two reasons to avoid […]

Winter weather workplace safety tips

12/15/2020

Winter’s cold temperatures, sleet, snow, and freeze-thaw cycles make getting around on foot potentially dangerous. When getting to work is a necessity, no matter the weather, it is good to remember some Winter safety tips. Take your time Your employer has the responsibility to make your workplace a safe place to do your job. Making […]

Wrongful Construction Deaths On The Increase

12/15/2020

Recently, there has been an increase in construction-related deaths in New York City. Construction work can be dangerous, but several deaths in past months that spurred on stop-work orders and investigations into safety on the work sites have regulators looking for ways to increase protection from severe injuries and death. Wrongful construction deaths can happen because […]

Car Accident Law 102: Auto Insurance in NY

12/15/2020

People usually have one thing in mind when shopping for a motor vehicle insurance policy: price. Insuring a motor vehicle, especially in New York City, can be very expensive. Price, not policy limits, usually becomes the primary concern. However, it is crucial that you understand your insurance policy, because a few dollars can determine whether […]

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