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Gulf Coast Maritime Workers

Protection for Gulf Coast Maritime Workers

There are many thousands of people who call Southeast Texas home and who manage to make their living on the Gulf Coast, performing demanding and often risky work on oil rigs, ships of various sizes and types and on the docks and shipyards that dot the coast. A number of these jobs have built-in hazards and other hazards are often added to the mix, but every maritime worker has the same legal right as every other worker to reasonable protection from unsafe conditions and from any and all hazards present.

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