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Scaffolding Safety!

It's hard to walk even a few blocks in NYC without seeing scaffolding surrounding the outside of a construction site. Though scaffolding is common and necessary for many work sites, federal law requires that it must always be professionally installed and secured to assure every user’s safety. The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Administration (OSHA) reports that 65 percent of the U.S. construction industry — 2.3 million workers, work on scaffolding as part of their normal work duties.[...]

Birth Injuries: What are they & How to Protect Yourself

Birth Injuries: What are they & How to Protect Yourself

Birth injury refers to any injury that a newborn sustains during birth, or immediately after birth.  The infant can receive the injury as a result of a difficult delivery, a long delivery, some form of negligence by the medical attendants present during the delivery, or medical mistakes. A birth injury can be life altering and traumatizing for both the infant and the infant's parent(s) or guardian(s). Types of Birth Injuries Although not an exhaustive list, some of the[...]

What to do when you are falling?

What to do when you are falling?

Sidewalk falls are a scary but constant danger of living in New York City. Some of the hazardous conditions that can lead to falls are slippery walkways, broken sidewalks, broken surfaces on a parking lot, potholes, and icy and snowy walkways. In a perfect world property owners would keep their properties free of such hazards, but the reality is this doesn’t always happen. Too often, a property owner’s disregard for their property or general negligence leads to people[...]

Large Scale Recall on Inhalers

Large Scale Recall on Inhalers

Asthma is a huge problem in the US! The respiratory problem has continued to grow in recent decades and many studies state that over 25 million people in the US are afflicted with the condition! One way to treat Asthma is with an inhaler. Many people carry an inhaler with them everywhere they go, as a precaution, because in some cases, having an inhaler on hand is the difference between life or death for an Asthma patient. In[...]

Largest Airbag Recall in US History

Largest Airbag Recall in US History

Airbags are designed to keep us safe not put us in harm! Recently however, there have been many reported injuries due to airbag explosions and even in some cases deaths. You probably have seen the seemingly non-stop recalls in the news recently for Takata airbags. Takata has announced airbag recalls for certain models ranging from 19 different automakers, countless models and millions of vehicles across the US! The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling it the[...]

Drunk Driver Causes Crash

Drunk Driver Causes Crash

Drunk driving has been proven time and time again to be a bad decision and cause horrific injuries and deaths. This was shown true yet again this past weekend when a Connecticut man died and another was arrested on drunken driving and vehicular manslaughter charges after a crash on the Bruckner Expressway on Sunday night. The New York Fire Department says the crash happened just before 7 p.m. Sunday on the Bruckner Expressway near the exit for Country Club Road. A 30-year-old man[...]

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