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  • Category: Construction Accident

    How Dangerous are Falls from Lower Heights?

    It is well known that roofers, construction workers, and other employees who perform tasks at high heights risk serious personal injuries from falling. However, falls from lower heights can be extremely dangerous as well, resulting in painful medical conditions that may prevent workers from earning a living in their chosen profession. Defective or unsafe stairways,[…]

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    What Types of Electrical Injuries Occur on Construction Sites?

    Every year, nearly 1,000 people in the United States suffer fatal injuries due to electrical injuries. In adults, electrical injuries mostly occur at work. Electrical injuries are the third leading cause of fatalities among construction workers. The types of construction accidents involving electrical injuries include the following: Flash burns caused by an arc flash Burns[…]

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    What are the Different Types of Heavy Machinery Accidents?

    Heavy machinery is widely deployed in construction, mining, manufacturing, and warehousing. Studies show that occupational accidents involving heavy machinery account for a significant percentage of serious injuries and fatalities.  Mobile heavy equipment, including trucks, are a factor in more than one-third of all construction site fatalities. There are many reasons why these accidents happen. Don’t[…]

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    What are the Dangers of Defective Power Tools?

    Power tools are used every day in the workplace and in the home. Construction workers and homeowners alike use various types of power tools to complete a wide range of tasks that they would not be able to do with a regular hand tool. However, many of these tools are very powerful and have extremely[…]

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    The Many Dangers of Structural Collapses

    Structural collapses happen when load bearing structural elements fail and as a result, the building (or structure) collapses into itself. Collapses can happen for several different reasons like earthquakes, fires, construction activities including construction, demolition and trenching, and negligent work practices that lead to catastrophic safety failures. Structural collapses not only endanger construction workers but[…]

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