Crane Accident
Accidentes laborales

Why Crane Accidents Are So Dangerous

The construction industry has a notorious reputation for dangerous working conditions and serious worker accidents. Construction workers are constantly expected to handle heavy loads, use complicated tools, work at great heights, and operate dangerous machinery – including cranes. Cranes are essential in the construction industry for heavy lifting and can make moving large loads significantly […]

Scaffolding Safety
Accidentes laborales

What to Know About Scaffolding Accidents and Injuries

Many construction sites utilize scaffolding to allow their workers to reach and work safely at great heights. Scaffolding is usually constructed before the actual construction project begins and will remain in place throughout the duration of the project. Construction scaffolding – when assembled correctly and used properly – can protect workers; however, workplace accidents do […]

Construction Safety
Accidentes laborales

Construction Safety Responsibilities For Employers

Construction employers know that providing a safe and secure environment for their workers is vital to preventing illnesses, injuries, and fatalities. Creating a safe work environment also helps the employers’ bottom line by lowering insurance costs, reducing medical expenses, and avoiding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) penalties from violations and/or the cost of accident […]