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September 2013 Archives

New bike sharing program has eight accidents since start in May

New York City’s new bicycle sharing program has been popular. Citi Bike began May 29 with 6,000 bicycles and 330 docking stations in the city. Over Memorial Day weekend, nearly 10,000 people registered to use the distinctive blue bikes. According to an article in the New York Daily News, Citi Bike had grown to nearly 247,000 users by mid-to-late August, and riders had taken about 2.4 million trips.

Car accident damages scaffolding and sends four to the hospital

Scaffolding should be safe for workers and passersby, but it can quickly become dangerous. In some cases, the scaffolding may have been improperly installed or negligently maintained. The scaffold may be defective. In other cases, outside forces intervene. In one recent case in which New York scaffolding became damaged, a crash sent an SUV careening into scaffolding on a building, creating a chaotic accident scene.

Construction jobs are among the nation's deadliest occupations

Construction sites of all kinds present serious dangers, including construction accidents caused by falls, heavy machinery and weather. It's no wonder, then, that construction-related occupations made up three of the top 10 deadliest jobs in the U.S., according to information released by the Bureau of Labor statistics.

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