Ask any Tuscaloosa work injury lawyer and they will tell you construction sites are notorious for their dangerous working conditions. In the year 2019, approximately 20% of all private industry worker fatalities were in construction. The Occupational Safety & Health Association (OSHA) has determined that there are four significant construction zone accident hazards that contribute to a majority of these fatalities and other injuries.
Falls are a common cause of construction site injuries as many jobs performed by construction workers are executed from a considerable height. Examples of conditions that cause these falls to take place include:
Electrically powered tools and machinery are a common sight on construction sites and a significant source of injuries seen by our Tuscaloosa work injury lawyer. Some of the more common causes of electrocution are:
“Caught in” injuries occur when a worker is caught between two objects. Examples include:
A “struck by” injury occurs when a construction worker is hit or struck by an object. Examples include:
If you have been injured at a construction site, or a loved one lost their life while working construction, you require the assistance of a Tuscaloosa work injury lawyer that has experience in dealing with these types of cases. At Cross & Smith, LLC, our attorneys are well-versed in representing people injured in construction site accidents, and we are proud of their track record. Call 1-877-791-0618 to schedule a consultation, or you may reach us via our contact page.
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Posted By: Candace Crews