Construction Accidents

San Diego Construction Worker Dies on the Job

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As construction continues on a rental car center close to the San Diego National Airport by the intersection of West Washington Street and Pacific Highway, news broke that one of the workers on the job died after he was crushed by rebar that had gotten loose and fallen on top of him. According to the […]

Most Common Causes of Accidents at Construction Sites

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Construction sites are known to be a dangerous place to be – it is where we get the popular notion of putting on a hard hat. Most construction companies are careful to keep their workers safe, but the nature of assembling large buildings lends itself to danger. Tools, girders and large vehicles all present hazards […]

Harlem Construction Sites Prove Hazardous After Latest Blast

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A deadly gas leak in New York City highlights the danger presented by construction accidents, no matter where they are located. Two apartment buildings collapsed in a largely unexplained blast that is the subject of widespread investigations. Investigators are still trying to determine what set off the explosion, which detroyed two apartment buildings on Wednesday. […]

The Four Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents

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Construction site accidents are much more common than they should be. In fact, according to OSHA, there are almost 12 deaths a day in a given year. (Construction Statistics) With so many accidents and injuries that could be caused by someone else’s negligence, it is important to understand the common causes of these situations. Often […]

Construction Accidents Lead to Tens of Thousands of Injuries

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According to OSHA, there are more than 4,000 fatal construction accidents during a given year. That only includes deaths. There are also tens of thousands of injury cases. Construction workers are at risk of injury or fatality from many different situations at the construction site, including falls, objects striking them, electrocutions, and being caught in […]