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City Sanitation Worker Struck by SUV and Seriously Injured in Pittsburgh Area
February 6, 2012 - EAST LIBERTY, PA (CBS / KDKA Pittsburgh) - A sanitation worker is in critical condition after he was struck by a SUV in East Liberty Monday morning. Local residents living in the 5000-block of Black Street in East Liberty witnessed the sight as the worker collected the trash during his morning rounds. This is yet another example of teh hazards faced by sanitation workers every day.
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NYC putting more Sanitation workers on streets
NYC's Sanitation Dept. says it will put more workers on the streets by reassigning supervisors and adding 100 new hires...

Garbage Truck Runs Over Sanitation Worker
This news story from Jessamine County, KY highlights one of the hazards faced by sanitation workers.

Injured Sanitation Workers Win Substantial Settlements from the City of New York
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Two injured sanitation workers recently won major settlements from the City of New York. Personal injury attorney, Todd J. Strier, Esq., has become a leading advocate for New York City sanitation workers and other public servants injured on the job. These recent settlements reflect Mr. Strier's dedication to championing the defense of sanitation workers.

Injury Statistics in the United States
The National Center for Health Statistics NCHS considers injuries to be a serious health problem in the US. The NCHS is committed to identifying and tracking injury

The Cost of Injuries in the United States
The CDC is interested in preventing future injuries by studying the most common types of injuries as well as the causes of these injuries

The CDC and HHS Release a Comprehensive Study of Injury Accidents
According to Injury in the United States on average there are 167,000 deaths from injuries 31 million people are treated in hospital emergency rooms and 109 million

The Dangers of Being a New York Firefighter
The job of firefighter in a place like New York is not always understood by the general public or even other firefighters in other parts of the country

Crash Landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in New York
US Airways Flight 1549 makes emergency crash landing into the frigid waters of the Hudson River in New York, while en route to Charlotte, North Carolina with an estimated

Actor Involved In Shooting Death of a New York Police Officer Takes the Stand
Actor Lillo Brancato testified in his defense on December for his part in the shooting death of New York police officer Daniel Enchautegui in December of 2005

Car Accidents Are One Of The Leading Causes of Child Deaths
Children may be 7 times less likely to die as a result of a car accident in the city, auto accident still is the leading cause of accidental child deaths.

Crane Collapses In New York City
A construction crane collapsed Friday in New York City, smashing into a 23-story apartment building and crashing onto the street below, which left at least one person dead

Fatal Fall at Webb Building Construction Site in Buffalo, N.Y. Leads to $49,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA Fines
OSHA as cited David Burke Construction LLC of Hamburg, N.Y., for alleged repeat and serious violations of fall protection safety standards

In New York, Fatal Scaffolding Accident Brings $159,350 In Fines
The hazards of working with scaffolding which resulted in the deaths of five workers and injuries to ten.

Decision on Sanitation worker injured traveling to clinic
An important decision came down regarding a Sanitation worker who was injured traveling to the department's medical clinic. The court held that there was no duty owed to the plaintiff by directing him to appear for a medical appointment, and thus did not have a viable negligence claim.


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