Construction accident

Construction workers face high rate of injury

Construction workers face high rate of injury 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In Florida and throughout the country, construction workers are at a higher risk for job-related injuries than people working in most other occupations. In 2012, the construction industry had the…

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Ladder safety in the workplace

Ladder safety in the workplace 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida workers may be aware that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issues guidelines for fall protection, and employers are obligated to follow them. The rules are aimed at providing…

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What parties might be held liable for a construction accident?

What parties might be held liable for a construction accident? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

It is common knowledge that construction is particularly dangerous work for Florida employees. While most companies do everything they can to avoid construction accidents, they can still occur. Someone who…

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Construction accident lawsuits in Florida

Construction accident lawsuits in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida may be an attractive relocation destination for both people and businesses. This has led to a large number of construction projects across the state and plentiful jobs for construction…

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Florida construction worker injured by dump truck

Florida construction worker injured by dump truck 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Sept. 17 construction accident involving a dump truck sent a worker to the hospital. He was working at a paving job on the Florida Turnpike around 2:00 a.m. when…

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Construction accident injures 4 workers in Florida

Construction accident injures 4 workers in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

On Sept. 9, the fire marshal reported that four construction workers were injured in the City of North Port in Sarasota County. The incident transpired around 1:00 p.m. and resulted…

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Forklift injures Florida landscaper

Forklift injures Florida landscaper 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 59-year-old Cape Coral man suffered serious injuries when a forklift struck him on Aug. 28 at 10:30 a.m. The man was taken to the hospital after the incident occurred.…

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Circular saw injures construction worker in Florida

Circular saw injures construction worker in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

On the morning of Sept. 10, a worker for the R. A. Scott Construction Company crew was injured while working on a construction project in Flagler County. The crew was…

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Liability in construction site accidents

Liability in construction site accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction workers in Florida, or any other state, face more hazards on a daily basis than workers in most other industries. Because of the danger that is inherent in construction…

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OSHA probes fatal construction accident at FSU

OSHA probes fatal construction accident at FSU 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A construction accident at Florida State University resulted in the death of a plumber on July 28. Before he was killed, the 25-year-old man had been working as a subcontractor…

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Florida construction accident kills 1, injures 3

Florida construction accident kills 1, injures 3 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Fort Lauderdale police are investigating a Miller Construction Company construction site accident that killed one and injured two others on July 21. This…

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Florida power station worker falls to his death

Florida power station worker falls to his death 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A contractor working at the Bayside Power Station of Tampa Electric Co. died after falling through a grate on a catwalk on July 14, according to a spokesperson for the…

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Florida construction accident takes life of 37-year-old man

Florida construction accident takes life of 37-year-old man 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Florida construction worker lost his life as the result of a workplace accident. The incident occurred around 2 p.m. June 27 in Pembroke Park near the Hallandale Beach Boulevard…

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Florida man injured in construction accident involving tractor

Florida man injured in construction accident involving tractor 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

On June 13, a Brooksville man who was operating a small tractor at a construction site inside a vacant AmSouth bank building in Clearwater suffered leg injuries in an accident…

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Man dies after underwater entrapment at construction site

Man dies after underwater entrapment at construction site 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A fatal accident on June 10 involving a construction diver performing an underwater job at a roadside drainage project in Florida was under investigation. A local news outlet initially reported…

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Man dies at construction site

Man dies at construction site 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Florida man lost his life in a Hallandale Beach accident while working at a construction site. The construction accident occurred on June 12 when a crane fell over on top…

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Worker injured at Florida construction site

Worker injured at Florida construction site 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 43-year-old public works employee working outside a high school in Palm Coast suffered injuries working on a construction project, which is part of a $5 million capital improvement endeavor…

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OSHA investigating construction worker’s death

OSHA investigating construction worker’s death 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 45-year-old Florida man died in a construction accident on June 10. He was working on an underwater pipe when he became trapped and his coworkers were unable to save…

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