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December 2019 Archives

Are you covered by the Longshore Act?

If you get injured on or near a waterway, you need to know exactly what rights you have. To some degree, these are covered by the Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, or the LHWCA. Are you covered by this act?

Safety agency issues report on vessel fire near Lousiana coast

Oil and water do not mix. Fire and water should certainly not mix. A fire on a seagoing vessel, where there is often no or limited escape for its crew, is one of the most terrifying possibilities faced by the United States' brave workers at sea.

The risks of paint clean-up waste

Shipyard workers face a host of risks on the job. They often have to work around heavy machinery, for instance, or they may get exposed to dangerous chemicals. They can get hurt in many different types of accidents, and these injuries can change the course of their careers.

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