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5 Accidents To Watch Out For In The Construction Field

March 23, 2013

Over 25 percent of all job related fatalities occur within the context of a construction environment, according to National Institute for Occupational Safety statistics. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has also recognized that 90 percent of construction injuries and fatalities fall under several categories. 1. Falls. Approximately 33 percent of all major work […]

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Constructions’ “Fatal Four”

December 4, 2012

The “fatal four” is a term in the construction industry to describe the top four causes of workplace fatalities.  These four hazards account for over half of all deaths on construction sites. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, if we could eliminate these dangers, we could save 437 workers lives each year in America. […]

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Trespassers Injured on Construction Sites – Can They Sue?

October 20, 2012

The short answer to this question is yes, but it is a qualified yes. Anyone can file a lawsuit requesting a court date for an initial hearing. The problems begin when the case is presented at the preliminary hearing. A lawsuit is a legal pleading for the court to grant the right to have a […]

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