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Construction Accidents Archives

Pennsylvania construction accident remains under investigation

Because there are multiple known hazards in the workplace, efforts are often made to protect employee safety. In fact, organizations such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration put rules in place in an attempt to reduce the number of workplace accidents. Unfortunately, such precautions are not always enough to stop a construction accident from happening in Pennsylvania and across the country.

Lineman victim of electrocution; investigation underway

When a storm comes through an area, some people may experience power outages. For many in Pennsylvania, this is an inconvenience. However, while some people worry about the television shows they are missing or the work they could be doing, there are workers who put their lives in danger while attempting to restore power efficiently. In fact, a recent death, believed to have been caused by electrocution, demonstrates the potential dangers these workers face.

Man suffers fatal fall in job site accident

Those who work in the field of construction in Pennsylvania and across the country face multiple, and often unique, risks. As many work at great heights, they could face the risk of a fall. In fact, a man in another state recently passed away after he reportedly fell from a ladder at a job site.

Common Construction Work Injuries and Illnesses

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If you work in the construction industry, chances are you or someone you know someone has been injured on the job. Between the heavy machinery, power tools, and various other hazards, it's no wonder construction is often one of the most injury-prone industries.

Search underway for worker's body following construction accident

Many people in Pennsylvania are highly skilled at the jobs they are tasked to perform. Unfortunately, unexpected conditions can often leave workers facing unsafe incidents, regardless of their level of expertise. Unfortunately, a construction accident at an international airport in another state has resulted in a mission to recover a worker's body.

Worker killed in construction site accident on campus

While all occupations in Pennsylvania and across the country hold some degree of risk of injury due to a work-related accident, many workplace accidents happen at construction sites. Because workers often work at great heights and use heavy equipment, they face significant harm. Unfortunately, reports indicate that a worker was recently killed in a construction site accident on a campus in another state.

Man killed in construction accident involving a 2-ton pipe

Most people in Pennsylvania and in other areas of the country are aware that almost all workplaces hold some degree of risk, even if those risks may not be obvious. However, many people do not fully realize the potential harm that construction workers face due to the heavy equipment with which they work, among other dangerous elements. In fact, a worker in another state recently passed away as a result of a construction accident.

Ruptured line at construction site accident results in fatality

Workers at construction sites in Pennsylvania are often trained on how to avoid being involved in workplace accidents. Despite their preparation, awareness and vigilance, many still find themselves the victims of a construction site accident. Unfortunately, a family in another state is likely still wondering how they will cope with the unexpected death of their loved one in such an event.

Construction site accident remains under investigation

People who work in construction in Pennsylvania and across the country are likely aware that they face a variety of different hazards. Unfortunately, even knowledge of and training regarding these hazards is not enough to completely prevent a construction site accident. In fact, a construction worker in another state recently lost his life in a work-related incident.

Construction accident to be investigated by OSHA

There are many dangers on construction sites in Pennsylvania and across the country. While some may be obvious, a construction accident can be the result of a simple miscommunication or misunderstanding. Unfortunately, a family in another state is now coping with the unexpected death of their loved one.

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