Construction Accidents

Boston will Soon be Able to Revoke Permits at Unsafe Work Sites

According to the Boston Globe, officials in the city will soon be able to revoke a construction permit for any...

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Immigrant workers being exploited in recent construction growth

Thousands of immigrants, many undocumented, helping meet demand for workers in construction are doing often dangerous work for contractors seeking...

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Two Boston Workers Killed in Flooding Accident

In 2014, 4,821 workers died while on the job, according to OSHA. While this is an improvement from the almost...

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Cambridge Construction Worker Rescued from Thirty Foot Pit

Throughout history, construction has been one of the most dangerous professions.  Some construction projects are notorious for their high death...

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Massachusetts Workers Comp Patients: Opioid Prescriptions Declining

New data shows that Massachusetts doctors aren't prescribing opioids to patients as often as they once did. Given the high...

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Crane Tips over, Injuring Worker in Medford

A Massachusetts worker was injured recently when a crane tipped over on the Medford-Everett line. This accident is yet another...

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Rise in Deaths of Undocumented Construction Workers

Despite the population of unauthorized immigrants dropping in New York City in recent years, the city has experienced a significant increase in...

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Legal Loopholes Limit Massachusetts Workers Rights

Requiring Employees to Sign Waivers Limits Massachusetts Workers Rights Under both federal and Massachusetts labor rules and regulations, employees have...

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“Dying for Work” Report Calls for Workplace Safety Reform

The Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH) and American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)...

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Boston Construction Accidents

All accidents can be dangerous. Many of us boast nice, safe, office jobs with daylight hours where our only exposure...

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