Your job is part of who you are. It pays your bills, funds your children's health and welfare, and gives a sense of pride and achievement. It's a fundamental right that, while you're in the assigned location doing your assigned duties, you will be as safe as can be. This is the case in all injuries, whether you work on the docks, in construction, waiting tables or delivering newspapers.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is tasked with ensuring that workplaces in New York and across the country are safe for employees. When a company is found to be violating safety standards, OSHA can impose fines, as a punitive measure and to ensure future compliance to prevent employee injuries.
At the northern edge of the New York City metropolitan area sit Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties. This morning, an article in a newspaper there listed the area's most dangerous jobs.