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New York Scaffolding Law: What You Need to Know

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), poor fall protection on construction sites and injuries from scaffolding rank 1 and 3 out of the 10 most cited job site standards violated during FY2017.

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The Dangers of Being an Ironworker

Construction workers have one of the deadliest jobs out there—working with and under heavy, dangerous equipment every day. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the percentage of injuries to ironworkers is among the highest of all career fields.

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Top hazards in the construction industry

Carpenters, Electricians and steel workers all have two things in common: they are in the construction industry and they can be dangerous. Many workers in this industry know that there are many hazards that one needs to watch out for while at a site.

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Five Key Aspects of Crane Safety

No matter where you go in New York, you are likely to see a crane standing out in the skyline. While they’re an everyday occurrence, cranes are constantly moving. The crane you see today is likely to pick up and move to a new project soon. They are practically a symbol of the city’s ongoing development and growth.

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Faulty Scaffolding Can Pose A Threat To Construction Workers

Construction work can be incredibly hazardous. Every day, construction workers face situations that most employees will never experience in their lives: Operating heavy machinery, using dangerous tools and scaling intimidating heights. It's no surprise that it is one of the industries in which workplace injuries are most common.

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Join The Campaign To Prevent Construction Falls: May 7-11

Working in construction comes with a lot of risks. Even if you're an experienced professional, spending your days balancing on a roof, scaffold or ladder is an inherently dangerous business, and no one is immune to the occasional misstep.

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Faulty scaffolds and worker injuries

As a work platform, scaffolding makes all kinds of construction work possible. Though built for temporary use, scaffolding needs to safely support workers and their equipment while they are elevated. Whether supported or suspended, scaffolding can pose sizable risks to workers if they’re not installed correctly and used safely.

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Falls Become Focus of Construction Industry Safety Campaign

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Undocumented Workers Have Rights When It Comes To Injury Claims

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How safe are safety harnesses at construction sites?

 

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