Construction Accidents

Electrical hazards are a risk present at construction sites

Electrical hazards are a risk present at construction sites 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction site hazards are prevalent in almost every stage of the project. Many of the hazards that could be present can be minimized if certain steps are taken to ensure…

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Unique risks occur during wind turbine construction

Unique risks occur during wind turbine construction 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The installation of wind turbines to produce energy is a step that many people are pushing for so that energy can be harvested from the plentiful winds. Some people don’t…

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You can make a claim after suffering an electrical injury

You can make a claim after suffering an electrical injury 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

There are many times when electrical safety is vital in the workplace. Consider this: Construction workers make up around 38 percent of all electrical fatalities in the workplace. Why does…

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Employee dies following fall from roof in Charlotte County

Employee dies following fall from roof in Charlotte County 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working in construction or any other field where you’re exposed to hazards can put your life at risk. While you may be safe most of the time, one simple accident…

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Scaffold accidents can have roots in negligence

Scaffold accidents can have roots in negligence 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

If you work in construction, you know that it can be a very hazardous occupation at times. And while everyone must take personal responsibility for their own safety, employers have…

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Road construction worker safety takes work and planning

Road construction worker safety takes work and planning 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Road construction work zones are dangerous places for workers. Because these work zones are near moving vehicles, it is crucial for project managers and construction companies to ensure that everything…

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What are the responsibilities of construction employers?

What are the responsibilities of construction employers? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction workers have a job that is dangerous for several reasons — the equipment, the job site, and the duties. Because of the danger of this profession, it is critical…

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What are common causes of construction injuries and illnesses?

What are common causes of construction injuries and illnesses? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that during one recent year, over 9 percent of the total of more than 3 million nonfatal illnesses and injuries reported occurred…

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Electrical injuries are severe and require prompt attention

Electrical injuries are severe and require prompt attention 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction workers work around a variety of hazards on job sites. One of these many hazards is electrical current. These currents can come from generators or power connected to the…

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Common construction accidents are preventable

Common construction accidents are preventable 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction accidents can easily cause devastating injuries. In severe cases, workers who are involved in construction accidents might end up succumbing to their injuries. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration…

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Stay safe with these chain saw operation tips

Stay safe with these chain saw operation tips 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Due to the inherent danger of misusing a chain saw, the University of Florida has implemented policies on how university students, employees, contractors and volunteers wield the potentially lethal power…

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You can claim for work site injuries caused by falls or hazards

You can claim for work site injuries caused by falls or hazards 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction accidents, for the most part, are preventable. Taking the time to make a work site safer can mean the difference between injuries and fatalities or a day with no…

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Worker hit by a truck in construction site expected to live

Worker hit by a truck in construction site expected to live 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

When drivers approach a construction zone, they need to be increasingly careful of their speeds and the area around them. Sometimes, construction work can come up quickly, to it’s always…

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Can most on-the-job electrocutions be prevented?

Can most on-the-job electrocutions be prevented? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

During one 12-year period, the federal government studied 224 incidents of on-the-job electrocutions wherein 244 workers lost their lives. In those cases, all but one of the victims were males,…

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Construction worker dies from severe injuries in Florida

Construction worker dies from severe injuries in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction work is known to be hazardous, but many times the hazards faced could be eliminated. If you were hurt, for instance, by slipping on spilled water, then that hazard…

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Electrical safety is paramount at construction sites

Electrical safety is paramount at construction sites 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working around electrical wires and with electric tools are necessary for construction workers. It is vital that all construction workers have access to proper safety equipment when they are working…

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Construction workers face serious hazards on a daily basis

Construction workers face serious hazards on a daily basis 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction job sites are filled with hazards that can lead to worker injuries if proper safety procedures aren’t followed. The workers who help to construct new roads, buildings and other…

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25-year-old man dies from falling object in construction zone

25-year-old man dies from falling object in construction zone 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working in construction can be dangerous, and there are always hazards around. Safety protocols prevent most accidents, but falling objects still account for many accidents, injuries and deaths each year.…

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