Construction site accidents lawyers NYC: Accidents involving falls are dangerous

 
Construction site accidents lawyers NYC are used to accidents at construction sites involving falls, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration –OSHA- Out of 4188 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2011, 738 or 17.6% were in construction and 35% of those were falls, besides the workers that were injured.
 
Some accidents involving falls result in serious injuries for workers, is the case of a worker that fell over 100 feet while working on 31th of July of 2013 from the MGM Grand marquee in Las Vegas, Nevada according to 8 News Now. 
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Personal injury lawyers: Useful definitions for workers and employers

 
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a little used source for a worker that is injured on the job or even if the worker is just concerned about the safety conditions at his/her work. It may be difficult for a worker to know their rights to safe work conditions provided by OSHA, which is why it is recommended they hire a personal injury lawyer to help determine their rights.
 
A personal injury lawyer will know the definitions and legal weight of common terms that OSHA uses, for example: willful violation, repeat violation and serious violation. OSHA defines these terms as:
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Construction accident lawyers: Scaffolds accident in New Jersey

 
Construction accident lawyers know that an estimated 2.3 million construction workers, or 65 percent of the construction industry, work on scaffolds frequently. According to OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents would prevent 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths every year, at a savings for American employers of $90 million in workdays not lost. 
 
Some of the common accidents related with scaffolds include:  Falls from heights caused by the lack of fall protection, collapse of the scaffold due instability and/or overloading, electrocution caused by the proximity to power lines and being hit by falling objects like materials, debris, tools among others. Construction accident lawyers are specialized in representing workers whom suffered that kind of accidents. 
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Construction site accidents lawyers NYC: Time constraints can lead to unsafe practices

 
Project completion time constraints can lead to the adoption of unsafe practices. This was true in the case of a construction site accident in Sydney, Australia. James Robertson of The Sydney Morning Herald reported that “Sydney construction worker narrowly avoided death on Monday morning, when a stack of concrete sheets hit him after falling two storeys.” A worker who did not want to be named said that “[the concrete sheets] fell about 12 metres [because] it wasn’t restrained properly.” There will be an investigation (similar to the type of investigations done by construction site accidents lawyers NYC would perform) on whether or not the concrete sheets had indeed been properly secured.
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NYC personal Injury lawyers: Train accident in Spain

 
NYC personal Injury lawyers and others are dedicated to uncovering the truth behind fatal accidents. 
 
On Wednesday, the 24th of July, a train derailed killing 79 people in Spain and according to the Huffington Post; the driver of the train was on the phone and traveling at 95 mph (153 kph) – almost twice the speed limit – when the crash happened.
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Construction accident lawyers NY: Accidents related with falls are dangerous and common

 
Construction accident lawyers NY know that one of the most common accidents is from falling, those types of accidents can be fatal and are completely preventable. According to   U.S.
 
Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2011, accidents related with falls, slips, and trips contributed to 15% of all workplace fatalities in the United States that year.
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