All across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, people see workers building offices, remodeling storefronts, paving roads and any number of other similar job sites. Cities, towns and neighborhoods always seem to have heavy equipment and scaffolding in use or at the ready. It can be a problem, though, when a construction site accident or injury occurs—either to a worker or a passerby.
Pittsburgh workers are no strangers to accidents, and unfortunately, other parts of the country are aware of the risks as well. Although workers understand that care needs to be used when working with and around machinery, accidents can still occur. Sadly, sometimes the results are tragic.
Some jobs are inherently dangerous. However, many fatal workplace accidents are the result of an unexpected situation. Pittsburgh readers will be sad to hear how an unfortunate incident resulted in the death of a worker.
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Pennsylvania workers in the construction industry know that safety is paramount to everyone on a building site. Sometimes, employers and other workers are lax about safety, and even when everyone is attempting to perform jobs with safety in mind, accidents such as falls or collapsing structures can occur. In another state, two men working a demolition night shift were injured in such an occurrence.