Health and Safety

Here It Now: Voices of Maimonides Workers; CUNY Faculty; More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Multimedia, Municipal Government, National

Here It Now: Voices of Maimonides Workers; CUNY Faculty; More!

This week, Blue Collar Buzz brings you voices of workers fighting to keep their jobs at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, following the administration’s decision to axe more than 100 staffers before Christmas. We also bring you PSC-CUNY faculty & staff on the front lines of their renewed battle for a fair contract. We’ve also got…

The Importance of Safety Inspections on Construction Sites
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

The Importance of Safety Inspections on Construction Sites

According to The National Safety Council falls, slips, trips, contact with objects or equipment, overexertion and being struck by a falling object accounted for over 70,000 construction site injuries and 500 deaths in 2014 alone. While these tragedies cannot be undone, many of the injuries and deaths may have been preventable. Daily inspections of work…

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