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Man suffers head injury in scaffolding accident

There are many ways in which a worker in North Carolina can become injured while completing job-related tasks. While workers and employees often take certain precautions to provide safeguards against workplace accidents, they can still occur, leaving workers and their families struggling financially. Unfortunately, a man in another state recently suffered serious injuries in a scaffolding accident.

1 dead, 1 injured following forklift accident

While all jobs in North Carolina hold some degree of risk, some people may be unaware of the many hazards that construction workers face. Specifically, some professionals claim that most incidents resulting in injuries or citations at construction sites occur as a result of falls. Unfortunately, a forklift accident involving a fall in another state has resulted in serious injuries.

Construction worker fatally struck by vehicle in work zone

While all jobs in North Carolina hold some degree of risk, construction workers often face several different hazards to their health and safety. Those who work on roadways are around heavy equipment and, often, inattentive drivers. Unfortunately, one construction worker in another state recently lost her life in a work-related accident.

Man loses life in North Carolina construction accident

People who work in construction are likely aware of the many dangers they face as they complete their job responsibilities. In addition to the risk of injury from heavy equipment, they also risk injuries from falls. However, many accidents are difficult to avoid. Unfortunately, one man in North Carolina recently lost his life in a fatal construction accident.

5 construction workers suffer injuries in DWI accident

Five construction workers in North Carolina were recently struck by a car while they were working on a section of Interstate 77. The driver believed responsible for this incident is said to have been intoxicated at the time of the crash. All of the victims may be able to utilize workers' compensation benefits to help them through their recoveries. They may also be entitled to pursue civil actions against the driver and bar where the driver was served in order to seek compensation for their physical, financial and emotional injuries.

North Carolina man killed in construction accident

A North Carolina man recently lost his life in a tragic accident while on the job. The ground is said to have collapsed underneath the machine he was using on a road in Fayetteville. The cause of this construction accident is still under investigation.

Injured in an electrical accident? Help is available.

There are certain industries in which employees are at greater risk of experiencing injuries due to electrical hazards. An electrical accident can leave a victim with serious or even fatal injuries. When such an accident occurs, those negatively affected -- whether they reside in North Carolina or elsewhere -- may seek legal assistance in their fight to obtain full compensation for their losses.

4 injured in construction site accident in North Carolina

Several construction workers in North Carolina were transported to area hospitals after falling nearly 20 feet while framing a roof. This incident reportedly occurred Sept. 8, in Union City. The construction site accident is not the first for the company, Trent Builders. In fact, the company has been fined twice before by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for failing to provide fall protection for its employees.

Injured in a scaffolding accident, what are my options?

Construction site accidents, in North Carolina and elsewhere, occur far more frequently than anyone would like to think. Construction companies are supposed to adhere to strict safety guidelines, however, things still happen and employees get hurt -- or worse. Scaffolding is used by approximately 65 percent of all construction workers. When a scaffolding accident occurs, what help is available to assist the injured during his or her recovery?

Scaffolding fall leads to worker's injuries

An on-the-job accident can easily occur even when a worker thinks he or she is being cautious on the job in North Carolina. In another state, one construction worker was recently hurt at a construction job site. Specifically, the injuries occurred as a result of a scaffolding fall.

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