When most people think of dangerous professions, the first thing that comes to mind is typically law enforcement and the military. Unfortunately, all jobs hold some degree of risk, even when workers are diligent about following safety guidelines. For example, officials are now investigating a recent construction site accident in North Carolina.
The vast majority of people in North Carolina recognize that there is some degree of risk in their chosen profession. However, no one expects that the shift to which he or she is reporting will be the last. Unfortunately, officials in another state are still working to fully understand the events that led to a fatal construction accident.
The dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol are well-known thanks to the efforts of multiple public service announcements. Unfortunately, people in North Carolina and across the country continue to make decisions that put their lives and the lives of others they may encounter at risk. In fact, a construction worker in another state recently passed away after police say he was struck by a car driven by a driver who was under the influence of alcohol.
When most people in North Carolina think of dangerous professions, firefighters and police officers are often the first that come to mind. However, construction workers often face a significant amount of risk in their work environment due to the possibility of collapsing structures or falling objects, for example. Unfortunately, a construction worker in another state recently lost his life in a work-related accident.
The construction industry in North Carolina and most other areas of the country has many potential hazards. While employers, workers and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration all work hard to ensure the safety of everyone, a construction accident can still occur, often with serious consequences. For example, a worker at a construction site was recently transported to the hospital by helicopter after he became trapped.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.