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Auto, Truck, and Motorcycle Accidents

 

NHTSANational Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

NHTSA is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. The site includes recall information.

 

New York State of Opportunity Department of TransportationNew York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)

The New York State Department of Transportation’s mission is to ensure those who live, work, and travel in New York State have a safe, efficient, balanced, and environmentally sound transportation system. Connect to 511NY, a free, one-stop Web and telephone service for traffic and transit
conditions.

 

Department of Transportation United States of America  Department of Transportation (DOT)

The mission of DOT is to ensure a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system. The site provides information specifically for individuals including incident reporting.

 

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

FHWA provides technical assistance to state and local agencies in an effort to improve safety, mobility, and livability, and to encourage innovation. The site includes information on a number of roadway safety topics.

 

FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration   Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

The primary mission of FMCSA is to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. Resources on this site include information for truck and bus drivers as well as passengers and consumers.

 

New York State Motorcycle Safety Program  New York State Motorcycle Safety Program (NYSMSP)

NYSMSP offers riding courses for beginners and those interested in improving their skills.

 

Limb Loss And Prosthetic Care

 

Handspring   Handspring Clinical Services

800.593.9318 – Atlanta, GA | Glendale, CA | Middletown, NY | New York, NY | Salt Lake City, UT | Tampa, FL

Handspring is an ensemble of highly knowledgeable medical professionals who are focused on providing a holistic approach for patients needing specialized care in upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation. Their uniquely experienced team of prosthetists, therapists, fabrication specialists, and insurance experts have worked with patients around the globe to provide innovative, highly customized prosthetic devices that assist patients in living their daily lives to the fullest.

Throughout the Handspring organization, specialists utilize the latest technologies to optimize the way in which the patients, pediatric to geriatric, are evaluated, treated, provided therapy, and assisted with their funding requirements. Having worked with partial hand amputees, hand amputees, arm amputees, and patients with congenital upper limb differences, the team at Handspring is extremely familiar with a wide range of patients and their daily needs. By focusing on each person as an individual, every Handspring patient receives the device and the care that optimizes what they want to do in their own specific life.

 

Prosthetic & Orthotic Associates Prosthetic & Orthotic Associates

845.956.0001 – Kingston, NY | Mahwah, NJ | Middletown, NY | Poughkeepsie, NY

Everyone is different. Each patient has a unique body build, individual needs, and very personal goals. A prosthesis or a brace that works perfectly for one patient won’t necessarily work for another. Every member of the POA clinical team approaches each person just as they are – an individual. Every effort is made to meet their client’s needs and to help them achieve their goals.

We all enjoy the advances of technology in our everyday lives. POA’s practitioners take this same idea and strive to put the latest advances in orthotics and prosthetics to work for you. The POA team uses leading-edge technology throughout their clinical process from measuring and fitting patients using computer-aided-design (CAD) to the choice of components and materials which incorporate improvements in engineering and design. Their practice is at the forefront of using telemedicine which provides access to clinical experts nationwide, leverages the benefits of electronic medical records, and is a leader in the orthotics and prosthetic profession in the implementation of patient outcome measuring tools. Whether you require routine attention or are able to return to an active life without continual need for their services, they are there for you for life.

 

Ettinger Law Firm Elder Law Estate PlanningEttinger Law Firm

With over twenty six years’ experience, Ettinger Law Firm combines the fields of Elder Law and Estate Planning to provide comprehensive estate planning services coupled with elder disability, special needs and Medicaid planning issues.

Contact us to set up a free consultation at one of their fifteen New York locations.

 

Construction Site Accidents

 

New York State of Opportunity Department of Labor New York State Department of Labor

One of the objectives of the New York State Department of Labor is to protect workers. Site includes information on laws and regulations.

 

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration  Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

OSHA was created to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards. There is a section of this site devoted to workers including worker rights.

 

Department of Labor United States of America Department of Labor (DOL)

A goal of DOL is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of wage earners and improve working conditions. Included is information for the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) for those who have experienced work-related injury or occupational disease.

 

PHMSA Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

The PHMSA promotes pipeline safety awareness. Included is 811 call center information to call before you dig.

 

Fires And Explosions

 

U.S. Department of Labor MSHA Mine Safety & Health Administration  Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

MSHA helps to reduce deaths, injuries, and illnesses in the nation’s mines with a variety of activities and programs as well as enforces safety and health rules. Included is information on explosives and blasting accidents.

 

General

 

New York State Department of HealthNew York State Department of Health

The mission of the New York State Department of Health is to protect, improve and promote the health, productivity, and well being of all New Yorkers. Site includes safety information and access to a number of forums for complaints.

 

FDA U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationFDA Drug Recalls

The FDA is focused on protecting consumers’ health. Site provides a list of product that actions have been taken to remove it from the market.

 

New York State Department of HealthNew York Department of Health – Find a Physician’s License

Site provides access to physician license information and ability to file a complaint.

 

National Safety CouncilNational Safety Council (NSC)

NSC’s mission is safety at work, home, and on the road. Site includes opportunities for safety training.

 

CDC Centers for disease control and preventionCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC is the leading national public health institute in the U.S. Site includes health data and product recall information.

 

U.S. Department of Housing And Urban DevelopmentOffice of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control (OLHCHH)

OLHCHH provides funds to state and local governments to develop cost-effective ways to reduce lead-based paint hazards. Site provides guide for protecting children and their families from health and safety hazards in the home.