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Construction Site Accidents

Celebrate National Work Zone Awareness Week

You may be familiar with the old joke: “There are two seasons throughout the year in Indiana: winter and construction.” It’s the time of year when the orange cones, barrels, …

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Construction Is One of the Most Dangerous Industries

Construction continues to be one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 20 percent of all worker fatalities in …

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Falling Objects in Construction Areas

Injuries caused by falling objects can be devastating, even life threatening. Although falling objects can strike any part of the body, in most cases the head takes a blow in …

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OSHA Regulations to Avoid Construction Accidents

Construction accidents often happen due to negligence. People need to be properly trained so that there are less accidents, especially when heavy machinery is being used. The Occupational Safety and …

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$15.2 Million Verdict in Forklift Accident Case

On Thursday, August 27, a jury in Cook County, Illinois, awarded $15.2 million to a military veteran injured in a 2012 forklift accident at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Uncertified Fork Lift …

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Don’t Ignore Construction Accidents

We all maintain our livelihood in one way or another. For some of us, it may require sitting behind a desk all day. For others, it may require a lot …

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What to Do Following a Construction Accident

Unfortunately, working in the construction industry comes with its share of risks. Even if you are extremely careful, it is likely that you will experience an accident at one time …

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Construction Accidents and Pedestrian Safety

Construction sites pose many hazards and unsafe conditions—not only for construction workers, but for pedestrians in the area as well. Accident Details According to The New York Times, a 37-year-old woman …

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What Truly Caused Your Construction Accident Injuries

A construction accident is frequently one of the worst types of personal injuries, because it almost always involves heavy equipment or working in precarious situations. When you’re injured in these …

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Construction Accident Stresses the Importance of Accountability

A bizarre accident in New Jersey last month emphasizes the need for companies and general contractors to ensure that everyone on a construction site abides by safety rules, even ones …

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Construction Accidents: Risks, Facts, and Repercussions

Construction accidents carry a higher incidence of risk than many other professions. Workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals, heavy machinery, and hazardous building materials, and they risk falling from scaffolding …

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The Most Common Type of Construction Accident

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the most common types of construction accidents resulting in deaths are classified as the “fatal four.” These common construction site accidents …

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