When you go to work, you know to expect some risks. You can take steps to minimize the chance of accidents happening. Workers who go into people's homes might face additional risks that they can't control. A recent story out of Kensington emphasizes how important safety for these workers is.
Workers who are injured don't miraculously have their bills paid. Instead, they have to figure out how to have an income so they can continue to pay for their needs. Workers' compensation benefits are often the only way that injured employees can manage while they're off work. This program provides medical care benefits and partial wage replacement to individuals who suffer a work-related injury or illness.
Even if you enjoy working outdoors in warm weather, it doesn't mean you can ignore the potential impact on your body. Dehydration and heat stroke can set in quickly, thus putting you in a compromising position.
Regardless of your profession, if you're required to lift a heavy item at work it's imperative to take the steps necessary to protect yourself.
Two Nassau police officers suffered serious injuries after they were assaulted by a suspect in Lynbrook on April 15.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a contractor after two employees were seriously injured at a New York City job site last summer.
Two men have been indicted on criminal charges in connection with a construction accident that left two workers with life-changing injuries.
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on a recent Friday morning, an MTA bus crashed into a building in Brooklyn. The incident happened at Ralph Avenue and St. Mark's Avenue and resulted in six injuries.