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9/11 Health Watch Fundraiser in New York City Honors Denis Hughes

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Last night was the annual fundraiser for 9/11 Health Watch, a vital organization supporting 9/11 victims and their families. The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Law Firm of Turley Hansen & Rosasco was pleased to financially support 9/11 Health Watch at the Advocate Level as we have done in the past.

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Were You There? Residents and Downtown Workers Eligible for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Free Health Benefits

Friday, September 22, 2017

If you lived or worked in any job in lower Manhattan below Canal Street (see map above)  between 9/11/2001 and 5/30/2002 and have either cancer or a respiratory illness, you may be eligible for free 100% paid health insurance for life and a tax-free cash award from the federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Please visit Turley, Hansen & Rosasco at 911cancerclaim.com for more info. Unfortunately, every day more and more downtown office workers and professionals, downtown residents and first responders in the Ground Zero area are being diagnosed with 9/11 related cancers or respiratory illnesses (such as COPD, interstitial lung disease, […]

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Don’t be a victim of landscaping accidents

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Summertime is in full swing. Landscapers from different sized private companies to municipal and government agencies are hard at work all over New York. As with all other industries, landscaping poses various workplace dangers that range from hazardous equipment, repetitive hard work, toxic chemicals, heat exposure and more. If you are an employee in this profession, your employer can take precautions to protect you from known hazards. First, you must receive the necessary safety training to enable you to recognize dangerous conditions and know how to avoid injury. Furthermore, your employer must provide appropriate personal protective equipment as stipulated by […]

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Wood chipper incident causes partial amputation of worker’s leg

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Employees in the landscaping industry nationwide, including in New York, do not always take appropriate care when they work with equipment such as wood chippers. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 39 workers suffered fatal workplace injuries while working with wood chippers over the most recent 10 years for which data is available. Most of these deaths resulted from people getting body parts caught in wood chippers. The safety agency reported that it impounded a wood chipper for inspection after a recent incident in West Babylon. A report indicates that the leg of a 72-year-old man became trapped in a […]

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Construction workers’ accidents: Crane drops load onto 3 workers

Friday, June 30, 2017

A spokesperson for the New York Fire Department says it was the commitment and training of firefighters that made a recent rescue operation successful. FDNY is frequently called when employee lives are on the line in construction workers’ accidents. This was also the case on a recent Tuesday afternoon when three members of a construction crew became trapped under thousands of pounds of rubble on a building site. The incident occurred at the site of a residential renovation in the northwestern corner of the New York borough of Queens. Authorities say a crane dropped a massive load of construction material on […]

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Construction workers’ accidents: 3 injured in building collapse

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Those who work in construction in New York are likely aware of the potential dangers they face while they complete their job responsibilities. While added safety precautions can prevent some construction workers’ accidents, they can still occur. Unfortunately, three workers were recently injured when part of the building they were working on collapsed. The incident happened one afternoon on a day in June. The construction project reportedly involved adding a third-story to a two-story structure. Unfortunately, the upper portion of the structure is said to have collapsed, trapping three construction workers. One of the workers, a 37-year-old man, was reportedly able […]

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A herniated disk can be a big problem for a New York worker

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Any time a worker suffers an injury, it can lead to big problems for his or her ability to work and earn a living. This threat is particularly significant for individuals who suffered an injury to the back, as this type of damage can affect standing, walking and other work-related tasks. If you are dealing with a herniated disk as the result of your job, you do not have to face the painful aftermath alone. While this may not seem like a major injury, it can significantly impact your life in various ways, and you may require time away from work to […]

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Workplace injuries par for the course at some factories

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A New York manufacturer of animal bedding made from wood shavings is once again the subject of Occupational Safety and Health Administration citations. On this occasion, the company faces proposed fines of almost $60,000. This follows two inspections that were carried out in November and February. The agency says the company has a history of exposing employees to workplace injuries, with three penalties issued since 2013. The November inspection involved a log that rolled onto an employee, who suffered hip and leg injuries, sending him to the hospital. Investigators determined that the company failed to install the necessary safety equipment to […]

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Construction workers’ accidents are often preventable

Friday, June 9, 2017

Employees in the New York construction industry face many safety hazards on site, many of which involve working at heights. Safety authorities say the confidence of some experienced workers who are comfortable with working at heights cause disregard of safety precautions. However, supervisors must ensure compliance with safety regulations to prevent construction workers’ accidents that often result in catastrophic injuries or fatalities. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires employers to provide fall protection for any employees working at levels of six feet or higher. The protection options include fall harnesses worn by workers and harnesses attached to a secure anchor to […]

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