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driving at night

Driving at night is more dangerous than driving during the day, and it can pose several challenges. It’s extremely important to be aware and watch out for hazards that are present when daylight disappears. Several studies reveal that only 15 percent…

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residential construction

Residential construction is essential to New York. Thousands of houses, churches and other structures are built or renovated every year in the five boroughs. Usually, this type of construction requires fewer workers and tends to be less formal than in…

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victim of an elevator accident

For New York residents, elevators are an extremely necessary form of transportation, and we tend to take for granted that the elevators we use every day are working properly. Unfortunately, malfunctions happen that can cause serious accidents resulting in terrible…

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demolition

Demolition work involves unique hazards that make this kind of job particularly dangerous. Due to the nature of the work, demolition-related accidents can have severe consequences on the health of construction workers. As many of these hazards are associated with…

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walk on ice

The recent blizzard left New York’s streets completely covered with snow and ice. This makes walking on them very dangerous, especially for children and seniors. For that reason, today we want to share several safety tips listed by SafeBee.com that…

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drowsy driving

According to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, drowsy driving is the combination of driving and sleepiness. This occurs when a driver of a vehicle has not slept enough, has untreated sleep disorders, is being treated with medications, or faces…

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carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide is known as the “invisible killer,” because it’s a colorless and odorless gas created when fuels like gasoline, wood, natural gas, or oil, burn incompletely. A carbon monoxide leak can be extremely dangerous and sometimes fatal. At home, the…

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New York’s population is aging and many families will eventually have to confront the decision of selecting the right nursing home for a loved one. New York City has one million residents 65 and older, representing 12 percent of its…

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Crossing a busy intersection in New York City can feel like running a gauntlet of cars, trucks, taxis, and other pedestrians converging from multiple directions at once. Even when pedestrians have a walk signal, some motorists fail to yield at…

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According to OSHA, trenching and excavation can be among the most hazardous construction activities. Excavation is defined as any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression in the ground’s surface. A trench is defined as a thin underground excavation that is…

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