With winter comes dangerous driving conditions. Black ice, heavy snowfall, roads that have not been cleared of snow and other bad driving conditions can all make it more difficult to control your vehicle and avoid an accident. Each year, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent happen during snowfall or sleet. And not only is there snow and ice, but also fewer hours of daylight. Weather conditions can affect driver visibility and the ability to maneuver a vehicle, thus impairing driving ability.
According to a recent report, New York State sits in the top 10 states of the highest construction fatalities. The data reported construction workers in New York State are dying at 4.6 times the rate of overall workers. Falls are the most dangerous threat to construction workers and remain the leading causes of construction related … Read more