Need to Know Information about Scaffolding Accidents

Posted April 25th, 2017 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), a number of scaffolding accidents result in fatalities. OSHA is the federal agency that oversees many industries from a safety perspective. This includes construction sites. Apparently, it’s not just painters and window cleaners who can get hurt on scaffolds. Even bystanders or pedestrians can be injured […]

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Were You Injured in a Welding Accident?

Posted February 2nd, 2017 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

Every profession has its share of occupational hazards.  Tradesmen who use welding tools are no exception.  Unfortunately, welding accidents can cause severe and permanent injuries.  Learn some of the risks and protective actions you might use to avoid them. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), welding, cutting, and brazing activities represent health […]

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Could the Cat Smartband Stop Heavy Equipment Accidents?

Posted October 5th, 2016 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

As we’ve mentioned before, construction work is one of the most dangerous jobs in America. One of the major sources of accidents that occur at a construction site are the heavy machines used by workers. Several types of accidents can occur with these machines and one of the major causes involve fatigued workers operating the equipment. […]

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Summertime Safety Tips, Part 9: Be Careful Around the Construction Site

Posted July 29th, 2016 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

Not everyone can experience AC while at the office. Some people, like construction workers, have to work outside in the heat every single day. And although outside work during the summer requires a lot of sweating, there are more dangers on a construction site than experiencing heat stroke. According to the Occupational Safety and Health […]

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Be Careful When Working at a Construction Site

Posted April 29th, 2016 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

Warmer weather means a lot of things in New Jersey. More people are enjoying activities outside. You see more people on bikes, walking on the streets, just enjoying the fresh air after being inside all winter long. You’ll also notice that more construction projects beginning around town. That’s right, it’s construction season here in the […]

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The Dangers of Working in a Highway Construction Zone

Posted July 27th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

It’s a way of life during the summer time, especially here in the Northeast. Highway work slows down traffic, making everyone edgy and irritated. But for the people who are working on that highway, their job is anything but safe. With cars flying by, the use of powerful tools, and dangerous chemicals makes construction zone […]

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How Can a Construction Site Accident Attorney Help Me?

Posted July 8th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

We all know how dangerous construction work can be. Whenever there’s a top ten list of most dangerous jobs, construction worker will always be found somewhere on that list. And with the booming construction projects throughout Jersey City, the danger is very real to hundreds of workers in New Jersey. But what really does happen […]

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Watch Out for Falling Objects at a Construction Site

Posted June 15th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

With Jersey City booming, more and more construction sites are popping up throughout our fair city. According to a recent news article, not only is the tallest building in New Jersey being built on Hudson Street, but there are plans for several condominium buildings to be built. With the increase in construction sites, there is also […]

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Crane accidents on construction sites can be deadly

Posted February 11th, 2015 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

One of the risks you have while working at a construction site are dangerous machines that, if not taken care of correctly, can cause severe injuries and even death. An excellent example of this type of machine would be a crane. Cranes are used to lift and move heavy materials and are commonly used for […]

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Were You Injured in a Construction Site Accident?

Posted December 10th, 2014 by .

Categories: Workers Compensation.

It may be winter time, but construction is still going on in certain parts of New Jersey. We’ve talked many times before about what happens when construction workers are injured while on the job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 824 work-related fatalities for construction workers, making the profession one of the […]

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