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Steel workers: Beware of working in this hazardous field

Working in construction, you sometimes participate in steel erection work. This is one of the top 10 most hazardous occupations known to the United States Department of Labor. In this field, you should know that you have specific rights. Workers have a right to be able to: Work in conditions that don’t post a risk of serious harm File a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) if they believe that a serious hazard is present in their workplace or that their employer is not…

Staying safe while passing through construction zones

As careful as contractors are to make sure New York City worksites are safe, accidents can still happen at any time. In fact, according to The New York Times, there were 231 construction accidents in the city in 2014, which was an increase of 24 percent from the previous year. No one goes looking for trouble, but whether you walk, drive or bike through a construction zone, you might be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Stay alert, take some precautions and increase your chances…



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