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Crane and construction site injuries are often serious

Construction workers face many hazards while they are on the job in Nebraska. Construction workers have good jobs that often pay well, but the hazards they face can be fatal. Cranes are a piece of equipment that can cause these serious and even fatal injuries.

150 workers lost their lives every day in 2015 from work injuries

Nebraska workers don't go to work thinking today is the day they're going to suffer a serious injury and die. But for some workers, this becomes a reality. Work-related illnesses and injuries are still a serious concern for workers in Nebraska and across the United States.

What are third-party claims in construction site injuries?

Nebraska area residents understand how important safety is on the job. Many of these safety regulations are established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). But when an accident occurs on a construction site, it is often serious. Sometimes these accidents may be caused by a third party, in which the victim may be able to hold them accountable.

The 'fatal four' workplace injuries

When a Nebraska resident goes to work each day, they believe they will come home to their family uninjured. Most of the time this is the case, but occasionally a serious workplace accident occurs. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) characterizes four construction accidents as the "fatal four".

Roofers run the risk of serious injuries

Being a roofer in Lincoln is an occupation that almost always offers lots of employment opportunities. But with these good jobs come the risk of many serious injuries. No one expects that they will be injured on the job, but that is a risk that many roofers face daily.

Forklift accidents can be fatal

There are many residents in Lincoln and surrounding areas that work in an industrial location such as a warehouse or construction site. These are good jobs that offer a worker a steady income. Most workplaces understand that worker safety is their number one priority. But, occasionally a serious construction worker injury occurs, such as a forklift accident.

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.

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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