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Contractor killed in accident on the job

Millions of people drive on interstates in United States everyday. In fact, the use of major roadways is so prevalent, most people in North Carolina probably do not recognize the effort that goes into ensuring that they are driveable. Unfortunately, a contractor has recently been killed in an accident on the job while working on a Department of Transportation crew in another state.

Officials investigate fatal work accident

Many areas of the country -- including North Carolina -- have experience with the complications that snow and ice during winter can cause. As a result, businesses and the government work hard to ensure that roads and parking lots are clear. Unfortunately, it appears that a man in a neighboring state died in a work accident while trying to do so.

Investigation set to follow fatal work accident

Every occupation holds some degree of risk. Even when a person in North Carolina feels perfectly safe, there are potential hazards that could result in serious injuries. Unfortunately, a man in another state has recently lost his life in a work accident that remains under investigation.

State trooper injured in work accident

Interstates in North Carolina and across the country are vital to ensuring that goods and people are able to efficiently move among states. However, it is often necessary to perform road maintenance to ensure all motorists can do so safely. Unfortunately, construction sites can be hazards if drivers fail to heed warning signs, placing the lives of those who are working in jeopardy. For example, a trooper in another state was recently injured in a work accident.

Workplace fatality under investigation

It is common for many workers in North Carolina to have tasks that they perform on a relatively regular basis, such as routine cleaning. Despite an employee's familiarity with a certain task, he or she could still be at risk of injury while performing it. In fact, a recent fatal accident in another state remains under investigation.

Fatal work accident remains under investigation

All occupations in North Carolina and across the country hold some degree of risk of injury. Even jobs that require a worker to spend a great deal of time at a desk could lead to a repetitive motion injury that develops over time. Additionally, those who work with heavy machinery could face serious harm if involved in a work accident. Unfortunately, one out-of-state incident resulted in the loss of a man's life.

Multiple agencies investigate fatal work accident

Anyone in North Carolina who has ridden in a helicopter likely recognizes the need for pilots to be highly skilled. Unfortunately, even experienced professionals may be unable to overcome hazardous situations that occur while in the air. For example, officials say that a helicopter pilot recently killed in an out-of-state work accident was a knowledgeable, well-trained pilot.

Investigation into fiery truck accident continues

Every job in North Carolina and across the country holds some degree of risk of injury. Some injuries could take years to develop from repeated motions while others can occur instantaneously as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Unfortunately, a truck driver in another state recently lost his life in a truck accident that resulted in a fiery explosion; the accident remains under investigation.

Man killed in North Carolina industrial accident

Most employers and employees are aware of the many hazards in a workplace. Unfortunately, some hazards are often unexpected, making it difficult for workers to take precautions to avoid them. For example, one man was recently killed in an industrial accident in North Carolina.

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