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Month: May 2014

Workplace injuries drain NY economy to the tune of billions

Sadly, workplace injuries are a reality that many New Yorkers will have to face. Especially in workplace environments where hazards are ubiquitous, like construction sites and industrial areas, there is always a chance that employees will one day suffer work-related injuries. When such an incident occurs, employees are often unable to resume their usual duties …

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Kenneth Palache arrested in crash that killed 9 year-old girl Rebecca Ramnarine in Carnarsie, Queens

A 62 year-old driver has been arrested in connection with a crash that killed a 9 year-old girl and injured five other people in Brooklyn. Kenneth Palache, of Huntington, Long Island, faces charges of criminally negligent homicide, leaving the scene of an accident and operating a motor vehicle without a license. Two blocks away from …

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Fall seriously injures New York construction worker

Unfortunately, construction site accidents are common occurrences. Due to the nature of the work and the many hazards present on construction sites, construction workers are at constant risk of suffering work-related injuries. Even with the many OSHA regulations aimed at promoting workplace safety, these accidents still continue to occur. While it may not always be …

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