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Construction workers are prone to head and back injuries

Do you work in the construction industry? If so, you are familiar with the many risks associated with your job. For example, you may be concerned about falling from height. Or maybe you have reason to believe that an object could fall from above and cause a serious injury.

Potential brain injury at work needs to be reported immediately

The increased attention to concussions on football and soccer fields has made more people aware that they may be the victim of a concussion even if they don't realize it.

Certain accident types are more common in construction

Construction workers deserve to have proper safety conditions while they work. Unfortunately, the nature of this type of work is extremely dangerous. With that in mind, construction workers go to work each day with the knowledge that there is a chance they will be injured in an accident. Some accidents are more common than others in the construction industry.

Your workplace is intended to be safe and protected

When you go to work, you have a right to be kept safe. A safe workplace is a productive workplace, which is why all employers should focus on having good safety standards in the workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 protects employees and gives them rights and responsibilities that you should be aware of.

What you should know about working with ladders

The right kind of ladder safety is important in any workplace where employees may be expected to use ladders to reach a height. Not all ladders are the same, so using them incorrectly could lead to an accident. For employees who are hurt when using a ladder, workers' compensation should kick in to pay for medical expenses and potentially lost wages.

At least two injured after collapse at construction site

A construction accident in West Allis, Wisconsin recently left at least two workers with injuries and investigators asking plenty of questions about how the accident occurred. With the investigation early in the process, there are few details available about this story.

OSHA's Focus Four: don't let them become the Fatal Four

Construction workers always face danger in their jobs. The job of constructing virtually anything is dangerous, as it almost always requires heavy equipment, working in exposed positions, dangerous tools, interaction with electricity and the movement of earth, concrete, steel and rock.

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