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Most New Yorkers are assiduous users of our train transportation system. Unfortunately, during the last several months, they’ve faced derailments and delays that have caused accidents and injuries. A recently announced repair plan at Pennsylvania Station in New York City…

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Construction accidents at work-sites in New York happen often. This kind of work exposes employees to hazards that can hurt them or even kill them. In New York City in 2012, construction workers had the second highest number of workplace…

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truck drivers

Truck driving is a crucial job for our society: Drivers ensure that the population receives essential goods needed for every-day life in a timely manner.  Unfortunately, driving a truck can be extremely dangerous, and there are several precautions drivers must…

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Traffic Control

New York City traffic can be insane. Even though we have traffic lights and lanes that organize the flow of traffic, traffic officers are often necessary to ensure safe movement of pedestrians, vehicles, and bicycles in the city. They are…

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Distracted Driving

More than 30,000 people die each year in motor vehicle accidents. The biggest causes of fatal accidents are alcohol, speeding, and distracted driving. And the third of those causes – distracted driving – is growing quickly because of evolving technology,…

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Accidents at Construction Sites

If you are a construction worker, the probability that you or a co-worker will suffer an accident at work is high.  Many times, when these incidents happen, workers do not know what to do or how to respond. And unfortunately, how…

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Driving in the rain is one of the most common challenges drivers experience. And it can be a nerve-racking and dangerous experience if you’re not prepared. Every year, wet pavement contributes to nearly 1.2 million crashes around the country that…

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FIRE SAFETY

Fires occur all of the time in New York, damaging residences, offices, and shops, injuring innocent people, and forcing the city’s firefighters to rush around the city trying to battle blazes. The Fire Department of the City of New York…

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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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