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Workers’ Compensation

Amazon is having a rocky time in New York City as workers from the online retailer’s Staten Island distribution center protest poor working conditions, and dozens of NYC elected officials have demanded more information about the reports of dangerous working conditions in the Amazon warehouse. This all comes after Amazon…

Work-Related Injuries Increasing Workplace injuries can happen in any industry. A desk worker may trip over a power cord and break an ankle. A delivery driver may be involved in an accident in between jobs. A teacher may be injured while decorating a classroom. Many injuries are relatively minor and…

Which Industries See the Highest Number of Workplace Injuries? New York is home to thousands of different types of businesses, ranging from small start-up companies to Fortune 500 businesses. Unfortunately, workplace injuries happen every day. Workers who get hurt on the job may suffer for months or years, depending on…

Whether you’re a factory worker who was hurt by a machine accident, a prep cook who was burned on a sizzling stove-top, or a contractor who got sick while removing asbestos, you’re entitled to make a workers’ compensation claim. Some or all of your medical bills and lost wages can…

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is showcasing this device as part of its National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, an event that encourages work to halt temporarily at construction sites so managers can talk to workers about safety and workers’ compensation issues. Aerial lifts are becoming…

Workplace accidents can often be catastrophic, especially in industries that must utilize large and dangerous machinery or exposure to toxic chemicals. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency that oversees workplace environments all across the country, ensuring that employees are not exposed to unnecessary hazards and…

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