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David Angueira Discusses Worker’s Compensation & Workplace Injuries

There can be a variety of hazardous equipment conditions and unsafe working environments on a construction site. Work-related injuries at construction sites are extremely common, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting over 150,000 each year. In 2014 crashes involving vehicles

By |2019-10-02T20:48:27+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Construction Accidents, Construction Site Accidents, Personal Injury|Comments Off on David Angueira Discusses Worker’s Compensation & Workplace Injuries

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds

Deaths from drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, according to a new study. The number of people killed when someone plowed through a light reached 939 in 2017, the last full year numbers were available, according to the study by the AAA

By |2019-08-29T15:26:57+00:00August 29th, 2019|Accidental Death, Automotive Safety, Car Accidents, Construction Site Accidents|Comments Off on Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds

Joseph Swartz Talks About North End Falling Debri Incident

Construction Site Accidents Safety is everyone’s job on the construction site, but ultimately, the safety of a construction worksite is the responsibility of the general contractor. This is especially true when a worker is performing work high off the ground, since serious injuries

By |2019-08-28T16:22:07+00:00August 28th, 2019|Construction Site Accidents, In The News|Comments Off on Joseph Swartz Talks About North End Falling Debri Incident

Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End

A woman in her 30s sustained critical injuries when she was apparently struck by a falling metal railing while walking on a sidewalk on Atlantic Avenue around 8:30 Thursday morning. Witnesses say she was walking with her husband and her dog when it happened. “People

By |2019-07-26T16:23:14+00:00July 26th, 2019|Construction Site Accidents, In The News|Comments Off on Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End

Construction Site Accident In Boston’s Theater District Being Investigated

On March 20, 2014, a partial building collapse in Boston’s Theater District caused injuries to three workers. While the investigation is in its early stages, initial reports indicate that a heavy load of steel placed on the unfinished 12th floor of the apartment tower under

Officials: 14 Dead, 200 Injured in West, Texas Explosion

Residents of West, a town in Central Texas, have begun the healing process after an explosion at a fertilizer plant injured more than 200 residents and killed 14. Officials will be allowing residents back into their homes in part of the severely damaged neighborhood in

Worksite Accident In Salem Kills Lynn Man

According to Salem Police, at approximately 12:20 on Saturday November 13, 2010, a Lynn man was struck on the head and killed by a 50 pound sandbag on 60 Washington Street, Salem, Massachusetts where a construction crew was working on the roof of a three

San Bruno Gas Explosion Disaster

On September 9, 2010, in San Bruno, California, a massive gas explosion resulted from a ruptured line owned by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). While the cause of the explosion is unknown at this time, PG&E promised to accept responsibility if it is proved to

Fall Kills Yankee Candle Worker

On August 19, 2010, a 24-year old worker died at the Yankee Candle Co. warehouse in Deerfield, Massachusetts. He was operating a forklift when he fell 30 feet to his death. Richard Tyson, of Springfield, Massachusetts was pronounced dead at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in