Lincoln Injury Blog

August 2017 Archives

A look at scaffolding accidents at construction sites

We know that due to the fluid and ever-changing nature of construction sites, that injuries at these sites in Lincoln, Nebraska, and throughout the United States, are not uncommon. Although workers have the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, known as OSHA, in place to help ensure that accidents and workplace injuries are kept to a minimum, accidents still do happen. One of the most common forms of construction accidents are accidents involving scaffolding.

TBI hazards are prevelant in almost any workplace

If you are part of the Nebraska workforce, you may be at risk of suffering a traumatic brain injury -- regardless of the industry in which you work. The truth is that many incidents that cause TBI result from the disregard of safety regulations by both employers and employees. A fall in any workplace can cause the victim's head to connect with the floor or another hard object or surface, and TBI can result.

Summer heat can cause serious injuries for construction workers

Many Nebraska workers have jobs that require them to work outside. Nebraska has extreme temperature changes, as its residents know. The summer can be a dangerous time to be a construction worker or other employee who spends a lot of time outside because of the extreme heat. Heat related injuries can be very serious and result in construction worker injuries.

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