Jobs that cause the most injury and fatalities in the U.S.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and two other federal agencies, OSHA and the CDC, recently published a report documenting the number and types and injuries and fatalities American workers experienced in 2019. The significance of these numbers is to raise awareness so that workplaces will be safer, workers will be more attentive to […]
Common worksite accidents experienced by construction workers
Construction work can be hard and worksite accidents can be dangerous. In fact, it is considered to be one of the most dangerous industries in which to work. Out of every 5,000 private-industry worker deaths, 20 percent come from construction jobs. That’s one out of every five worker fatalities related to construction. Common construction work […]
Construction Workers And Workers’ Comp
Construction Site Accidents: How To Seek Compensation Beyond Workers’ Comp From painting the exterior of an office building to completing projects for a major commercial development company, construction workers are at high risk for fall, slip-and-fall, electrocution, struck-by-object and caught-in/-between accidents. Despite OSHA safety laws and regulations, as well as other job-specific provisions and job […]