Construction Accidents

Construction accidents affect more than just the injured worker

Construction accidents affect more than just the injured worker 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The construction industry in Miami is booming. That means good news for construction workers who are able to find jobs to support their family members. That positive aspect comes with…

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Wood chippers: The dangers of construction machinery

Wood chippers: The dangers of construction machinery 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Wood chippers, which can be used by landscapers or other industry professionals, are particularly dangerous in the winter months, when gloves, scarves, coats and other materials could get stuck and…

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Injured construction workers need benefits after the injury

Injured construction workers need benefits after the injury 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Workers’ compensation coverage in Florida is required for construction companies who have one or more employees, according to the Florida Department of Financial Services. This gives construction workers who are…

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How many worker deaths take place each year in construction?

How many worker deaths take place each year in construction? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

As a construction worker or the family of one, you know that construction fields can be dangerous. Each day, you’re exposed to new hazards, and while many safety procedures and…

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Answers to questions about on-the-job injuries

Answers to questions about on-the-job injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida construction workers are employed in an industry that has certain dangers other workers don’t face. The heavy equipment used, their exposure to electrical wiring, open trenches and elevated scaffolding…

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Scaffolding must be properly inspected to prevent accidents

Scaffolding must be properly inspected to prevent accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction accidents are very serious injuries. When you consider some of the equipment used in construction, it is easy to see why it is vital for all construction companies to…

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Florida to invest in new driverless construction vehicles

Florida to invest in new driverless construction vehicles 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

If you could avoid getting hurt at work, you would, right? That could be a distinct possibility in the future thanks to the design of vehicles that need no drivers.…

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On-the-job eye injuries can cause vision loss

On-the-job eye injuries can cause vision loss 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Every day in America, approximately 2,000 workers injure one or both eyes while on the job and require treatment. Nearly a third of those injured will be taken to the…

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Worker injured after falling 15 feet from crane in Florida

Worker injured after falling 15 feet from crane in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working in the construction industry, you know that you could be at risk of serious injury if anything goes wrong while you’re at work. If you work with heavy equipment,…

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Safe scaffold use reduces accidents

Safe scaffold use reduces accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

When construction workers need to access areas high above the ground, chances are they use a scaffold. The elevated platforms are designed for temporary work and consist of three primary…

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Construction injuries can often be prevented

Construction injuries can often be prevented 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Without construction workers, we wouldn’t have the buildings, roadways and other structures that we enjoy on a daily basis. These workers face very serious risks that can cause severe injuries…

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Proper safety protocol is vital to keep construction workers safe

Proper safety protocol is vital to keep construction workers safe 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction areas are very dangerous areas for anyone, but that danger can be reduced when proper safety protocol is followed. When you think about all the new construction and the…

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Forklift turnovers cause deaths and injuries

Forklift turnovers cause deaths and injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

South Florida is an area with a lot of construction going on, and as such, there is a lot of heavy equipment in use. According to estimates by the Occupational…

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Woman causes accident in construction zone in Florida

Woman causes accident in construction zone in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction work is dangerous, and those who do it know this when they become construction workers. What construction teams also know is that this kind of work could be made…

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Fight for compensation if you suffer in a crane accident

Fight for compensation if you suffer in a crane accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

As a construction worker, you’re exposed to dangerous environments every day. You may work with heavy equipment that has the potential to cause crushing injuries, or you could work with…

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Electrocuted at work? You deserve compensation for your injuries

Electrocuted at work? You deserve compensation for your injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working as an employee or contractor at a work site means that you could be exposed to hazardous materials and dangerous situations. If you work with electrical equipment, then you…

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Proper safety is necessary to prevent falling object injuries

Proper safety is necessary to prevent falling object injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Falling objects are a huge hazard around construction zones. These objects can injure workers and bystanders. In some cases, such as in the story we discussed last week, people can…

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Stand up against unsafe coworkers and injuries in Miami

Stand up against unsafe coworkers and injuries in Miami 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction work is dangerous; when you signed up to be a worker, you knew that you’d be at risk each day. What you didn’t agree to is extra risks or…

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