Electricity is one of the great inventions of the past century, but there’s no getting around the fact that it can be extremely dangerous if it’s not handled properly. Electricity is something that demands respect — especially on construction sites, where workers often work with temporary electrical poles and power lines. According to government statistics, […]
What Are Your Rights After a Construction Site Trip and Fall?
Trips and falls are a leading cause of injury in the workplace. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), slips and falls and trips and falls are actually the third leading cause of injury-related death across all industries. This is surprising to many people, as most people think of a trip and fall as a […]
Physical and Emotional Injuries Caused by Building Collapses
Construction workers know that building collapses are among the most catastrophic types of construction accidents. The injuries caused by these accidents can be life-changing and even fatal. When workers are injured in building collapses, they may never be able to work again, let alone return to the construction industry. This creates a major financial burden […]
What You Need to Know About Forklift Injuries
Forklifts are a common sight in warehouses and on construction sites. Designed to lift and transport heavy materials, they are an indispensable piece of equipment. However, they can also cause serious injuries. In some cases, individuals have been killed in a forklift accident. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), there were 67 forklift injuries […]
Construction accidents strike New York workers!
New York construction accident injury news-Brooklyn construction worker dies at luxury apartment building exterior renovation project when scaffolding gave way
Madonna concert set crane collapse kills 2 workers
2 construction workers die in crane collapse building Madonna concert stage.