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A few ladder safety tips to help you prevent injuries

If you're using a ladder on a daily basis, there's a good chance you could fall off the ladder and hurt yourself. For this reason, you may want to brush up on the following ladder safety tips from the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA).

What are the reasons for a workers' compensation denial?

Insurers deny workers' compensation claims for numerous reasons. In some situations, the denial of benefits is legitimate and there's nothing a worker can do. In other situations, workers can appeal the denial to get the benefits they have a legal right to receive.

Strategies to stay safe in your mining job

A mining accident can result in numerous fatalities. For example, if a mine shaft collapses and traps a number of people, or blocks off their air supply, the results can be devastating. As such, workers and their supervisors need to make every effort to prevent such a catastrophe.

Avoid these ladder mistake on the job

There are three primary things that workers do wrong when they use a ladder on the job. These mistakes can result in serious, debilitating and even deadly ladder injuries. Whether you're a construction worker who uses a ladder every day, or an office worker who only seldom uses one of these devices, be sure to review all of the following ladder missteps so you can avoid getting hurt while you're at work.

  • American Association for Justice
  • NYCOSH-New York Committee for occupational Safety & Health
  • NYSTLA
  • Queens County Bar Association
  • Society of New York Workers’ Compensation Bar Association, Inc | 1945
  • National Organization of social security claimants Representatives
  • NYSBA
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