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Officer files workers' comp claim after traffic control accident

After a police officer was injured while conducting traffic control at a construction site, a workers' compensation claim was filed. The construction accident occurred in spring 2008 in the village of Oakwood, Ohio, which is near Cleveland. A construction company working on a project in Oakwood would normally use state highway patrol officers for traffic control. But according to reports, the Oakwood police department had told the construction company that it had to use officers from the local police force. The injured officer was one of the village's officers.

Two-car accident kills construction worker in Ohio

A 63-year-old man from Campbell, Ohio, is dead. The Avon Police Department confirmed that the construction worker was killed on Sept. 12 when a two-car accident occurred. The construction accident caused the man to sustain life-threatening injuries - he would succumb to those some time after he was transported via ambulance to the Avon Emergency Care Center.

Highway construction makes roads safer for drivers

Highways are not known to be the safest place to drive, especially not during previous years in the area near the intersection of northbound Interstate 75 and the Ohio 4 interchange. Some had dubbed the area "Malfunction Junction" because of the many accidents that occurred there. But construction workers were working on the area to make it safer for drivers until last year, when the project was completed.

Construction worker injured while working on traffic light

A man working for a sub-contracting construction company out of Fairfield, Ohio, was recently injured in a construction zone. His serious injuries saw him transported to one hospital then transferred to another. His current condition is unknown, but physicians did report on the severity of his injuries.

Safety equipment at center of Ohio Supreme Court ruling

Construction workers have one of the most dangerous jobs. The amount of labor being performed with a countless number of machines and heavy materials can cause injury in the blink of an eye with one small mistake. Construction accidents are not rare by any means, and if your employer does not provide you with the proper safety equipment, you may be eligible for extra workers' compensation benefits.

Work suspended at transit site after man dies in accident

In April 2011, officials with the Portage Area Regional Transit Agency broke ground on a $26 million transportation center. Previously, it was expected to open in 2013, but a recent construction accident may be delaying work on the project.

Fatal fall kills man during construction of Masonic Lodge

Individuals working on a building or any sort of construction in Columbus, Ohio, may want to be more careful, even when they believe nothing could go wrong. A recent construction accident in another state reinforces this warning.

Twenty tons of steel fall at World Trade Center site

A recent event at a high-profile construction site underscores the safety that should be taken by employers in Ohio to ensure the protection of their employees. Recently at the site where the World Trade Center is being rebuilt, almost 20 tons of steel fell 40 stories. The construction accident luckily did not cause any injuries, but could have been incredibly damaging to anyone unlucky enough to be in the falling steel's path.

Construction worker dies, police issue reminder to drivers

The recent death of a 53-year-old Ohio Turnpike Commission construction worker in Sandusky County, Ohio, has the state highway patrol urging drivers to be more careful. The man's death occurred after he was part of an accident involving a vehicle. No cause has been determined as of yet, so no charges have been filed.

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