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Construction Accident

Life Threatening Safety Risks for Construction Workers

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In a study conducted over a 33-year period, researchers found fall down accidents accounted for nearly half of all construction worker deaths. The study also found that more than half of the workers killed did not have access to fall protection equipment. There is no telling how many tragedies could have been prevented had the workers been given proper equipment. The statistics below were compiled by Safety and Health Magazine:

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Injuries Sustained on Skyjack Scissor Lift

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A scissor lift is an aerial work platform that is commonly used on construction sites. Construction workers and construction management rely on equipment manufacturers to produce safe, properly functioning products.

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Worker Tragically Died in Brooklyn Scaffolding Incident

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Details are still emerging about an incident that occurred Sunday, June 18th in Brooklyn New York. According to authorities a 58-year old construction worker was on a scaffold outside of an East Flatbush building. The scaffold apparently went vertical, causing the man to fall. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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Liability for Construction Accident Injuries

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If you have suffered injuries in a construction accident, you may be wondering what parties you can sue for your injuries. There are many potential parties that can be held responsible for your on-the-job injury. They include the property owner, general contractor, sub-contractor, architect-engineer and equipment and materials supplier.

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