PREVENTING SLIP AND FALL INJURIES IN THE WINTER
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 1 million Americans are injured, and 17,000 people die, as a result of slip and fall injuries every year.
Winter tends to be the worst weather for work related slip and fall injuries. OSHA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are working together on a public education effort aimed at improving the way people prepare for and respond to severe weather.
Listed below are links that you can visit that will give you guidelines as to how you can prevent these injuries, as well as the safety measures your employer is responsible for maintaining.
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If you have had a slip and fall injury during the winter, we’ll help you get to a better place. We represent clients throughout New York City and Long Island in all manner of personal injury claims. All personal injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, so you pay no fees to us unless we recover compensation for you. To schedule a free consultation with a Suffolk County or New York City personal injury lawyer at RGLZ, call us at 866-639-5567 or contact us by e-mail.