Workers’ Compensation

Common machine shop injuries

New York residents who work in machine shops need adequate training to effectively do their jobs. However, accidents can still happen, and certain injuries are very common. Amputations Machinery that cuts materials such as metal or wood is strong enough to cut through...

Easy ways to prevent injuries at work

New York employers are required to take reasonable steps to keep their workers safe. However, there are ways that you as an employee may be able to prevent a concussion, broken bone or other serious malady while on the job. Let's take a look at some proactive things...

Common workplace accidents in New York

Many types of jobs expose workers to potential accidents and injuries. While some workers get injured due to their own carelessness, many experience injuries as a result of their employer's negligence. Regardless of how they get injured, workers who are injured on the...

Some facts about New York workers’ comp

If an employee in New York can't work because of an on-the-job injury, they may be able to draw workers' compensation. Employers in New York must provide this coverage for part-time and full-time employees. New York workers comp overview Workers' compensation replaces...

Facts about working in cold weather

Working in cold weather can be tough in New York, especially when workers are not prepared for the conditions. It's one of the reasons why many workers get ill and suffer injuries that lead to workers' compensation claims. Cold stress Cold stress is the body's...

Reasons why manufacturing accidents happen

Keeping employees safe is really important for the manufacturing industry in New York. Since they are regularly exposed to hazardous materials and potentially dangerous work conditions, accidents happen all the time. When employers don’t do their part to protect...

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