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November 2013 Archives

Who's Safer: New York General Contractors or Specialty Contractors?

A recent study found that there is a significant difference in safety practices among general contractors and specialty contractors. As a New York construction worker, it is important to be aware of these differences and it is important to know what to do if you are hurt by any contractor on the job.

Latinos More Likely to Die in New York City Construction Accidents

Every single construction worker faces risks. Whether you are male or female, Latino or Caucasian, English speaking or not, you could die in a New York City construction accident. However, a recent study found that some workers may face greater risks than other workers. It is important to understand the study results to try to prevent tragic New York City construction accident fatalities from occurring.

Five Dangers of New Jersey Residential Attic Construction Falls

All construction work has risks, but there may be something about working in New Jersey residential attic construction that has you concerned. You and your employer should be aware of the reasons why falls are a significant threat for New Jersey residential attic construction workers so that you can take the steps that you need to try and minimize the chance of an accident and resulting injury.

Seven Reasons Small NJ Construction Businesses Should Promote Safety

There are some benefits to working for a small New Jersey construction company. You may have a close relationship with the manager or owner of the company. You may even have some say in what projects the company takes and/or where you work. However, with the benefits may come some risks if the small New Jersey construction business fails to take the appropriate safety measures to keep you and your coworkers safe.

Hiring a New York Jones Act Attorney May Mean Recovery Without Court

Many injured seamen and maritime workers hire a New York Jones Act attorneybecause they have a legal dispute. They are concerned about their potential recovery, but may have concerns about going to court.While our New York maritime injury lawyers have successfully taken many cases to trial and would not hesitate to do so if it was in the best interest of one of our current clients, we often resolve issues before a trial is necessary.Our experienced New York Jones Act lawyers can encourage settlements by:

Government Shutdown: What New York Construction Workers Need to Know

The federal government shutdown of October 2013 is over. Federal employees are back to work. However, that does not mean that future federal government shutdowns won't happen. Instead, it means that we need to be prepared for what federal government shutdowns mean. One of the ways that we can prepare for a future shutdown is to understand what happened at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) during the last shutdown.

Government Shutdown: What New York Construction Workers Need to Know

The federal government shutdown of October 2013 is over. Federal employees are back to work. However, that does not mean that future federal government shutdowns won't happen. Instead, it means that we need to be prepared for what federal government shutdowns mean. One of the ways that we can prepare for a future shutdown is to understand what happened at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) during the last shutdown.

Government Shutdown: What New York Construction Workers Need to Know

The federal government shutdown of October 2013 is over. Federal employees are back to work. However, that does not mean that future federal government shutdowns won't happen. Instead, it means that we need to be prepared for what federal government shutdowns mean. One of the ways that we can prepare for a future shutdown is to understand what happened at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) during the last shutdown.

Find the New York Seastreak Ferry Accident Answers You Need Fast

You may not yet know what exactly caused the Seastreak Ferry to crash into the Wall Street Pier on January 9, 2013, but you know what transpired; you remember what happened to you during the collision and in the immediate aftermath. You don't have questions about that, but you do have a lot of questions about what happens now. For example, you may be wondering:

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