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LEGAL BLOG Category: Construction Accidents
Caught-in-between, also known as caught-in and caught-between accidents, are among OSHA’s fatal four. Its dangers bring serious to deadly injuries to construction workers. Caught-in-between accidents often occur from unguarded machinery and excavations. (Editor’s note: This caught-in-between article is the fourth part of the construction accident series. The blog aims to explain OSHA’s “fatal four”. Click...
Electrocution is one of the usual causes of deadly injuries on construction sites. Known as a part of OSHA’s fatal four, it continues to bring danger to construction workers. Electrical hazards still remain a top workplace concern for people in this industry. (Editor’s note: This article is the third part of the construction accident...
Construction accidents are the leading cause of work-related injuries nationwide. People who work on construction sites face occupational hazards every day. In fact, unsafe working conditions are a common sight. As contracted labor is more common in this industry, liability is often questioned when someone suffers an injury. The Risks Involved in the Construction Industry...
Struck-by accidents cause fatal injuries on construction sites. Among OSHA’s “fatal four”, it is one of the hardest to avoid. It is because of the wide range of hazards that result in struck-by accidents. Hence, its victims usually do not know what hit them. It could be anything from falling objects, swinging loads, and moving...
Construction fall accidents are the result of negligence on job sites. Workers perform tasks at towering elevations amid safety violations. With large companies behind construction sites, proving negligence can be difficult. A lawyer experienced in handling construction fall accidents is what you need to seek justice and compensation. Construction Fall Accidents Can Be Prevented The...
A serious construction accident can bring permanent effects on its victims. Construction sites have become one of the most dangerous places to work in. Fatality rates are increasing each year. Why Do Construction Accidents Happen? Building sites will always be at risk of a construction accident. Human error is possible and machine malfunctions can happen,...
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