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Inspect ladders before, after usage

Nearly 4,700 workers died on the job in 2016. Of those deaths, more than 21 percent were in the construction industry. Numbers like these emphasize that the industry must continue to focus on worker safety including training as well as wearing the proper personal protection equipment.

3 tips to reduce your risk of an accident when biking in the road

Bicyclists are permitted to drive in the road alongside cars and other vehicles. However, if a motor vehicle collides with a bicycle, the results can be disastrous for the rider. Therefore, it’s important for any cyclist to ride defensively and to take extra precautions to minimize their risk of accident and injury.

Falling merchandise can kill

The warehouse store format has been a great invention for retail business. It allows stores to stack many tons of merchandise on skids above the aisles.

4 most common & completely avoidable causes of ladder accidents

Ladders are one of the most commonly used tools in homes and workplaces, allowing users to safety reach heights. Their simple design makes them easy to use, but their misuse has led the U.S. to be the world leader in ladder injuries. When ladders are not used correctly, the user can be seriously injured.

3 Ways To Increase Your Safety On Ladders

Ladder falls are one of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) top causes for fatal construction accidents. Even though the chance of a fall goes up when you are on a ladder, there are things you can do to keep yourself safe. Here’s some ways you can facilitate your safety when you’re on a ladder.

Fall off a ladder in NY? 2 areas of the law can help.

Construction workers face serious dangers. One type of accident that can lead to serious injuries in this line of work involves falling off scaffolding and ladders. These tools help workers get to areas that are otherwise unreachable. These tools are a benefit to the work site when proper safety precautions are taken, but serious injuries can result when they are ignored. 

Over one in four cases of nursing home abuse goes unreported

Stories of nursing home abuse are horrible, but everyone hopes that it is not common. People across New York State place their trust in nursing homes, having faith that their aging parents will be safe. New findings show that nursing home abuse may be worse than we think.

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