Archive: Accident

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We all have the right to work in a safe environment, free of hazards and with the necessary equipment to avoid putting our lives at risk. Unfortunately, work accidents often occur because this right is not protected, the necessary precautions…

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home heating

Fall marks the beginning of one of the most beautiful seasons in New York, but also the beginning of colder and shorter days. Winter is weeks away, but most of the people living in the city have already turned their…

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  Accidents in construction happen all of the time. The most common include falls from high places (scaffolds, ladders and roofs), slips and falls, electrocution, fires and explosions, and being hit by falling debris or by a vehicle. These accidents…

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power tool safety

Construction work requires the use of power tools on an every-day basis. It is important that workers understand the hazards and safe work practices of each type of tool to prevent accidents. Employers are also legally required to provide their…

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accidents with a school bus

With school about to start, it’s a good time to talk about school bus safety. Last week, we discussed school transportation safety tips parents could teach their kids. This time, we’re highlighting advice for drivers to help prevent accidents with…

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school bus safety

Public school classes start in a month in New York, what means hundreds of school buses on the streets picking up and dropping off children of every age. According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 23 million students use…

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falls in construction

We’ve already discussed how dangerous construction work is. The heavy materials, the dangerous tools and the heights are some of the hazards these workers face every day. According to OSHA, fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading…

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burn injuries

The kitchen area is one of the most important places in every home. Here is where we store and prepare the food we eat everyday, and where family members or people living under the same roof gather to share moments…

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beach safety

Summer is around the corner, and during this season, New Yorkers love to go to the beach. Our state has over 14 miles of amazing and easily reachable beaches that everyone can enjoy for free. Whether it is with family…

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construction lawyer

On April 22nd, constructor-worker Luis Mata died when the platform of the scaffold where he was working on got loose, making him fall 10 levels down. Unfortunately, with so much construction going on, this type of accident has been increasing…

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