Health and Safety

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire is Remembered in Lower Manhattan
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire is Remembered in Lower Manhattan

New York, NY – An eerie silence fell over the crowd at Washington Place and Greene Street in New York’s Greenwich Village on the morning of March 23, as the FDNY deployed a ladder up six stories to a window of the Brown Building, once the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. During this symbolic reenactment, there were…

Crane Operator In Deadly Crane Crash Insists the Collapse Was Not His Fault
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

Crane Operator In Deadly Crane Crash Insists the Collapse Was Not His Fault

According to The National Safety Council Machinery accounted for 4,920 nonfatal occupational injuries and 92 fatal injuries in 2014. Many of these injuries and deaths may have been preventable with proper inspections, and following protocol to maintain the safety of workers and the general public. Unfortunately, there are many cases in which employers fail to…

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