Category: FAQ

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), one out of every five workplace deaths is a construction worker. Construction, however, can be a safe occupation. Workers must be aware of the hazards, and use an effective safety and health program. Here are some more specific ways construction employers and employees can prevent an […]

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that there were 3,945 worker fatalities in private industry in 2012. Of that number, 775 or 19.6% were in construction. There are many causes of an accident on a construction site. The top causes of construction worker deaths on the job were falls, followed by struck by object, electrocution, and […]

Motorcyclists are more likely to get in an accident than drivers of a car. They are also more likely to get hurt. Most obviously, motorcycles are more dangerous than cars in their shape and size. They are much smaller than passenger vehicles and do not offer the added protection of being shielded by metal. Motorcyclists […]

If you are injured at work in the state of New York, you can collect workers’ compensation benefits. The benefits should cover your medical expenditures and you may also receive disability income. You can receive these benefits for a long period of time after you make your initial claim, until you recover from your injuries. […]