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New York Scaffolding Law: What You Need to Know

Nov 15, 2018 2:56:11 PM

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. The New York Scaffolding Law governs issues of liability when it comes to New York construction injuries from falls and falling objects. If you've experienced serious injury from a fall while working on a construction site, contact a New York personal injury lawyer without delay. 

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The Dangers of Being an Ironworker

Nov 9, 2018 11:30:17 AM

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. Men and women in the ironworking industry face an array of dangers varying from muscle strain to burns and falls.

Because of the uncomfortable positions and small spaces ironworkers have to get into, they face a very high risk of pulling and straining their muscles. Tying rods together and bending over causes constant back strain. They work with very heavy equipment that has to be lifted and carried various distances and loosen rusted and ceased bolts.

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Top hazards in the construction industry

Aug 30, 2018 6:57:51 PM

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.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, there are close to 6.5 million workers at 250,000 construction sites across the United States, and the fatal injury rate is higher than most. What makes this job more dangerous than others?

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Five Key Aspects of Crane Safety

Jun 21, 2018 12:46:10 PM

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Faulty Scaffolding Can Pose A Threat To Construction Workers

May 24, 2018 11:07:46 AM

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

Apr 19, 2018 5:49:02 PM

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Faulty scaffolds and worker injuries

Apr 5, 2018 10:11:21 AM

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Falls Become Focus of Construction Industry Safety Campaign

Feb 21, 2018 3:39:09 PM

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Undocumented Workers Have Rights When It Comes To Injury Claims

Dec 8, 2017 1:04:53 PM

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How safe are safety harnesses at construction sites?

Nov 28, 2017 2:37:32 PM

 

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