On May 11, 2015, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health unveiled alarming findings from their latest study, "Price of Live: 2015 Report on Construction Fatalities in NYC". The study found that construction accounts for 20% of on the job fatalities in New York State although it accounts for less than 4% of employment, it represents 20% of on the job fatalities in New York State. Another key finding was that fatalities resulting from falls at construction sites make up half of the construction fatalities in New York State and 71% of all injuries in New York City.
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While torn carpeting may not seem like a slip, trip, or fall accident hazard, it can actually lead to many serious injuries for customers and property visitors.
Accidents that cause paraplegia result in the loss of use and sensation in the lower extremities, confining victims to a wheelchair for the rest of their lives.
Neck injuries that cause quadriplegia are extremely serious, and victims are left requiring constant assistance and perhaps even constant medical monitoring.
Drownings and other injuries at swimming pools are sadly common during the summer, and especially tragic when the victims are children.
Most cases of burn injury have preventable causes. If negligence, reckless behavior, or a product defect have led to a burn injury, an attorney can help.
Wet floors can lead to a dangerous fall, resulting in serious injuries. Be aware of this hazard and what you can do in response to such an event.
There are various types of brain injuries, all which can result in serious consequences.
A defective steering system can cause drivers to lose control, resulting in serious injury or death. Learn the dangers of faulty steering and what you can do in response.
Far too many trucking accidents are caused by drunk driving. For this reason, truck drivers face strict legal repercussions for a DUI.