Construction accidents are a common occurrence in the industry, and unfortunately, they often result in serious injuries or fatalities. As an experienced team of construction accident lawyers, we have seen firsthand the devastating effects of these incidents. Some of the most common causes of construction accidents include falls from heights, electrocution, being struck by objects, and caught in/between accidents. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are the leading cause of fatalities in construction, accounting for 33.5% of all deaths in the industry. It's crucial for workers and employers to take necessary precautions to prevent these types of incidents from happening. This includes using proper safety equipment, providing adequate training, and following OSHA regulations. At our firm, we're passionate about helping those who have been injured in construction accidents and holding negligent parties accountable for their actions.
Falls From Heights
Falls from heights are one of the most common types of construction accidents. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls accounted for 33.5% of all construction fatalities in 2019. These accidents can range from minor injuries to fatal falls. It is essential to have proper safety measures in place to prevent falls from heights.
Our team of professionals understands the severity of falls from heights in the construction industry. We work with our clients to ensure that all safety regulations are met to prevent accidents from occurring. We also provide legal representation for those who have been injured in falls from heights accidents in the workplace.
It is crucial to take falls from heights seriously and to have the proper safety measures in place to prevent them from occurring. Our team is here to help in any way we can to ensure the safety of those in the construction industry.
Inadequate Safety Equipment
As construction workers, the risk of injury is always present. One of the most common causes of construction accidents is inadequate safety equipment. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), failure to provide proper protective gear is a violation of safety regulations. Yet, many employers still prioritize profit over safety, putting their workers at risk.
Inadequate safety equipment can lead to a range of injuries, from minor cuts and bruises to life-altering accidents. In fact, OSHA reports that falls are the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry, and many of these could have been prevented with proper safety gear. Employers who neglect to provide the necessary equipment may be held liable for any resulting injuries.
At our firm, we understand the devastating impact that inadequate safety equipment can have on a worker and their family. Our team of professionals is dedicated to advocating for those who have been injured due to the negligence of their employer. We believe that every worker deserves to feel safe on the job, and we will fight tirelessly to ensure that they receive the compensation they deserve.
In the construction industry, faulty machinery is a common cause of accidents. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 15% of all construction accidents are caused by defective or malfunctioning equipment. These accidents can result in serious injuries, including amputations, burns, and fractures.
Our team of construction accident lawyers understands the devastating impact these accidents can have on workers and their families. We are committed to holding manufacturers accountable for producing defective equipment and ensuring that our clients receive the compensation they deserve.
It's important to note that even well-maintained machinery can malfunction due to design flaws or manufacturing defects. That's why it's crucial for construction companies to regularly inspect and test their equipment to prevent accidents from occurring. If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident caused by faulty machinery, don't hesitate to reach out to our professionals for help. We have the experience and expertise to guide you through the legal process and fight for your rights.