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Parking Lots Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Parking lots pose one of the most underestimated dangers for drivers and pedestrians. With speed limits of 10 miles per hour, they may not seem like accident-prone areas. For this reason, many drivers and pedestrians let their guard down with the belief that parking lot accidents rarely cause any harm. But parking lots can be...

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Winter Weather and Construction Accidents

Winters in New York City are notorious for being tough, but the city's construction workers have braved the cold conditions for generations to build the city we call home. That being said, the winter weather adds to the risks that construction workers everywhere face, requiring additional seasonal awareness. EHS Today suggests that to improve site...

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Private and Charter Bus Accidents

It happens enough to make the nightly news. A charter or private bus crashes. Sometimes it happens in the middle of a city street while the sun is shining. Other times, the scene unfolds on desolate interstates well after midnight. Regardless of the circumstances, the story is often laced with tragedy. These are school kids,...

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More Non-union Job Sites Lead to More Fatalities

A decrease in unions and inspections threatens the safety of construction sites As the number of construction projects in New York City continue to rise, so do the number of construction accident fatalities. There has been an 18% increase in the number of work permits and construction projects in recent years, with only 71 Occupational...

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Fatal Construction Accidents Put Safety in Spotlight

Pair of fatal Manhattan construction accidents raise concerns over workplace safety In late September, a pair of construction accidents claimed the lives of two Manhattan workers just hours apart from one another. The accidents sent shockwaves through a city already struggling to curb construction-related accidents, with the fatalities representing the city's sixth and seventh of...

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Construction Deaths Draw Attention to Proposed Law

With all of the new work happening in and around New York City, the threat of construction accidents is a constant concern for those building and maintaining our roads and iconic skyline. This concern is the focus of a bill that has been pending in city council since this past spring, which is still undergoing...

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Elevated Injury Risks on Non-Union Construction Sites

Construction sites can be dangerous places, and construction workers need to be adequately trained to manage those hazards. But in too many cases, construction managers prioritize speed and profit over safety, leading to deadly construction accidents. New York contractors' unions have long been advocates for stricter regulations that will prevent accidents and improve safety on...

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Bronx Construction Accidents More Likely in Companies Facing High Earnings Pressures

When companies have a culture that involves a high earnings pressures, Bronx construction accidents are more likely. That's according to a recent study published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics that found workplace injuries and fatalities soar when managers are under high-stress to bolster the bottom line. As our Bronx construction accident attorneys know, companies...

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Liability of Company Owners in Construction Worker Deaths

Death of a young worker prompts a call to action When construction site owners ignore the complaints and concerns of their employees, the consequences can be fatal. This was the case with the tragic death of an 18-year-old laborer and his two injured coworkers in 2015. The owner of two Brooklyn construction companies was eventually...

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