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October 2014 Archives

New York company fined after worker killed

New York workplaces can be dangerous for workers if the proper precautions are not taken. In order to keep workers safe, the federal government oversees workplaces and workplace accident. It does this through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA is responsible for enacting and enforcing various safety regulations to keep workers as safe as possible.

Responding to a workplace injury

For many New Yorkers, their jobs pose very little danger. Therefore, they aren't constantly worried about what to do if a workplace accident occurs. In fact, people may not realize all the ways that they can be injured while at work or the real danger they are in.

What are the common hazards of working with concrete?

Construction workers all over New York State frequently work with concrete. In fact, across the county, 250,000 workers manufacture concrete each year in the U.S. This building material is essential to our way of life and often provides the foundation for our homes, businesses and roadways. Without concrete, the world would be a different place.

Construction worker killed in New York accident

Construction workers risk their lives to build the world around people here in New York. As these people work tirelessly to make others' lives more comfortable and convenient, they put themselves at great risk. Construction workers often work at perilous heights, with dangerous materials and out in the elements. Under these conditions, accidents frequently occur.

We understand the workers' compensation process in New York

People are frequently injured at work in Schenectady, New York, and around the state. People frequently work dangerous jobs that must be performed with precision in order to avoid an injury. When injuries occur, many workers may understand that workers' compensation will help to cover their injuries. However, many workers may find out the hard way that obtaining workers' compensation is not always easy.