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  • Category: Workplace Accidents

    Tips to Avoid OSHA‘s “Fatal Four”

    Every day, construction workers face an array of job-related hazards. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the “Fatal Four” are the deadliest. The top four causes of fatalities in the construction industry are falls, struck-by, caught-in/between and electrocutions. To mitigate known dangers associated with OSHA’s “Fatal Four”, employers need to take certain[…]

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    Bureau of Labor Statistics Report Shows Workplace Fatalities Are Increasing

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) most recent report on occupational fatalities, there was an 8.9% jump in workplace fatalities between 2020 and 2021. While employers may be required by federal law to have numerous safeguards in place to protect employees from known and recognizable hazards, the BLS’ report highlights how workers continue[…]

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    Getting Help After Suffering a Catastrophic Workplace Accident

    Workers across the country are vulnerable to all types of accidents and injuries. When workplace accidents rise to a catastrophic level, they have severe consequences for the injured worker and the worker’s family. The devastating injuries and loss that workers and their families can suffer as the result of a catastrophic accident often include serious[…]

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    BLS Report: The Most Dangerous Jobs

    According to a recent report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 4,764 fatal work injuries in 2020. Although this number represents a near 11% decrease in fatal injuries from the previous year, safe and ethical workplace practices could have prevented most of the deaths. While some may think that the decrease[…]

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    Crane Accidents in the News

    Cranes play an instrumental role in the construction industry, lifting and rotating heavy objects on jobsites, often at great heights. About 250,000 workers operate cranes as part of their job. However, cranes create dangerous workplace hazards. During the first half of 2021, there were a number of crane accidents in the news. Workers who have[…]

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