No matter what state you're in, if you are injured in a construction site accident and can't work, contact a knowledgeable, experienced construction site accident lawyer today. It may be the wisest decision you will ever make.
It is important to realize that injury is not just "part of the job" and should be seen as a threat to not only the safety of the other workers, but to the project as a whole.
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Legal Options for Construction Workers:
Many hardworking construction employees often feel betrayed, overwhelmed, and frustrated by the lack of legal options for taking action against the negligent or irresponsible parties. We can help.
Fortunately there are many legal professionals who will stand up for you and fight to see you justly compensated for your pain and suffering. It takes a special breed of attorney to understand not only the complicated legal processes surrounding construction site injuries, but also the compassion and dedication needed to provide guidance through these difficult times.
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Statistics on deaths.
It would seem reasonable to assume that with the advent of modern construction equipment and building techniques that fewer and fewer workers should suffer injury on the job. Unfortunately this is not the case. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) speculates that over 1,000 construction workers will suffer a work-related death this year, most of which could have been prevented.Construction Worker Safety.
Although every construction worker is trained in basic safety precautions for handling dangerous materials, proper machine operation, and fundamental hazard recognition, accidents still occur. Improperly labeled hazardous materials, faulty tools and equipment, and defective machines can make working on a construction site as deadly and dangerous as battlefield in a war zone.Statistics on Construction Worker Injuries.
Statistics indicate that nearly 1,000 construction workers are killed each year while on the job. Of these, one-third or over 300 deaths will result from construction site falls.
Construction terms used to find this document include:Construction injury accidents
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