What Are The Common Causes of Scaffolding Accidents?

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Scaffolding accidents are unfortunately common. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 4,500 workers suffer serious injuries on scaffolds, while another 60 workers ultimately die. BLS estimates that 30% of all workplace deaths are scaffold related. The construction industry is especially vulnerable to these tragedies since 65% of all projects use scaffolds. […]

NYC Construction Accidents

NYC construction accidents

“It took firefighters an hour to free Mr. Huerta, 48, who was pronounced dead at the building on East 208th Street in Norwood, fire officials said.” (nytimes.com, 2019) Segundo Huerta was a seasoned construction worker and has spent nearly two decades on job sites in and around Manhattan, it is safe to say Huerta was […]

Construction Site Accidents And Why They Occur

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While construction work may not be the most glamorous profession, it is essential to the functioning of our country, and without construction workers, we would not have the safe spaces to work, live, and travel that we often take for granted. Construction workers are needed to complete a wide range of projects such as building […]

Navigating Through A Wrongful Death Claim

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When a loved one is killed in an auto accident, the next weeks and months can be a grief-stricken blur for the surviving family members. You may feel lost and unsure of how to proceed. However, if another person’s negligent or reckless behavior contributed to this accident, you may be able to fight for your […]

Heavy Machinery Accidents: What Do I Do?

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If you work at a construction site, manufacturing factory, or industrial facility, you are likely to be regularly exposed to the use of heavy machinery. Whether you work with, on, or near heavy equipment, you are at risk of an injury. Safety should be the primary concern in the construction and manufacturing industries, where there […]

Take It Slow: Avoid A Fall On Ice Or Snow

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Up to 74 percent of injuries sustained during winter weather events occur when people slip and fall on ice. Slick conditions can occur in cold climates, and you should protect yourself whether you’re at work, at home or around town. A quick fall could lead to a serious injury, such as a broken bone or head trauma. […]