It doesn’t matter if you work on a construction site every day or stop by every now and again, you should understand the many potential dangers. This knowledge goes a long way in helping you prevent an accident. While there are many causes of construction site...
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The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) recently announced that construction season -- otherwise known as Ohio's "fifth season" -- is officially underway.In total, ODOT will be spending $2.3 billion on nearly 1,100 individual projects that will pave 6,945 miles...
Are you safe at work? While most people never expect to be injured while working, the unfortunate reality and that every year countless employees experience severe injuries - some of which are fatal. In fact, according to the most recent information made available by...
The summer can be devastatingly hot, making work more difficult for those exposed to high temperatures. Without proper breaks and shade, heat can be dangerous or deadly to workers. This is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created the criteria for...
When you're a construction worker, your safety is of the utmost importance. You provide a necessary service to the public, and there's no reason that you should have to suffer injuries due to safety violations or other concerns.When a company doesn't take safety...
As a construction worker or the family member of a construction worker, it's important that you understand the risks of your job or the risks faced by your loved ones. Construction accidents can take place anywhere, whether your loved one works on the roads or not....
Construction accidents are avoidable in most cases, but many people suffer the consequences when their equipment is defective or they make errors on the job. Whether it's from failing to check equipment before it's used or overestimating how much a tow bar can really...
As a construction worker, the last thing you want to hear is that the number of accidents taking place is on the rise. You do your best to stay safe; you wear safety equipment as required and try to do your job within the guidelines you're given. Not all workplaces...
If you've been hurt on the job or have lost a loved one to a workplace injury, it's important to know the facts. If you can show that your employer was violating safety standards or that you were hurt because of negligence, your employer may be reviewed, monitored, or...
Construction is a dangerous field to work in; people get hurt all the time. With the right safety equipment and processes in place, these accidents should be avoidable, but there are still instances where workers are injured or killed. If you're hurt because of poor...
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