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Heavy Construction Equipment Safety Tips

Construction site work usually involves heavy equipment. Heavy equipment can be extremely dangerous when not used properly. Rollovers, electrocution, being struck by objects and getting caught in or between objects are various ways workers can be injured when working on…

 

Slide: Who is Liable for a Construction Accident?

Construction sites can be dangerous places to work. When accidents occur, determining liability can become complicated because of the large number of persons involved in a construction project. However, some potential parties who may be held liable include contractors, property…

 

Construction Site Safety Checklists by OSHA

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous fields for employees in the United States, and workers are at high risk for suffering serious injuries. Construction site contractors are responsible for maintaining a safe workplace environment and providing personal…

 

Video: Steps to take after a construction accident

The steps you take following a construction accident, including seeking medical attention, notifying your supervisor, obtaining contact information from witnesses, retaining legal help and filing a claim, can make a significant difference in the compensation you recover. If you have…

 

Steps to Take After a Construction Accident

Being involved in a construction accident can be an overwhelming and traumatic experience for a worker. However, the steps you take following the accident can make a significant difference in the compensation you recover under workers’ compensation and other sources….

 

Third party liability

If you have an injury which is caused by someone who is not working for your employer, consider a possible third party claim. Since your injury was caused by faulty machinery, you may be able to file a third party…

 

Construction Site Debris Accident

A construction site is frequently scattered with debris. The debris can often be dangerous for everyone at the construction site. Site debris accidents can lead to serious injury for a worker, and sometimes even pedestrians walking by. It is important…

 
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