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Month: February 2013

New York City’s Most Dangerous Jobs

Rarely do people think about life or death when they go to work, unless they work in the fields that have been recently profiled as some of the most dangerous jobs in New York. In a recent article, Metro daily newspaper highlighted several New York City industries...

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INHERENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH CONSTRUCTION CRANES

Heavy equipment is a necessary part of the construction industry and crane accidents are responsible for a large portion of construction injuries and deaths each year. Cranes are complex machines that many individuals are peripherally aware of but few have experience...

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CRANE ACCIDENTS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LAW

Fortunately, New York State law protects construction workers and requires owners and general contractors to employ appropriate safety devices to keep workers free from injury. OSHA and the Department of Buildings also perform frequent inspections of construction...

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Common Causes of Crane Accidents

Each year, workers in New York are injured or killed in crane related accidents. Recently, there seem to be more crane accidents than ever before. It is important to know the main causes of crane related accidents so that workers are better informed about important...

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Slip and falls the leading cause of traumatic brain injury

A person slips and falls, landing on his or her back and perhaps hits his or her head. New York City residents would be surprised to know that what looks like a harmless slip-and-fall injury can lead to serious consequences. Although the accident may appear to be...

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