Two Workers Die At JW Marriott Construction Site Near Disney World
Two men are dead after falling six stories from a JW Marriott hotel under construction near Disney World on Wednesday morning when a scaffold collapsed, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.
$40 Million Lawsuit Alleges Employer Covered-Up Asbestos in Apartments
Employees allege in a $40 million lawsuit that the managers of a Southwest Portland Apartment Complex endangered them by exposing them to asbestos even though constructions crews had warned about the presence of asbestos.
Fort Lauderdale Construction Worker Injured in Fall
A Fort Lauderdale construction worker was injured Friday after taking a fall from some scaffolding.
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Two Dead, Dozens Injured after Machine Shop Explosion in Houston Neighborhood
At least two people are dead, and numerous people have had to leave their home, after an massive explosion ripped through a Houston neighborhood Friday morning.
Authorities Report Man Killed in Construction Incident
One of the most tragic accidents that can happen on a construction site is a crane accident. These accidents can lead to catastrophic injuries, death and millions of dollars in property damage.
Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for Heat-Related Illness?
When an employee suffers an injury or becomes sick on the job, he or she is eligible to file for workers’ compensation to receive benefits from their employer while they are out of work. Here is what is covered under workers’ compensation and if a heat-related illness will be covered.
UPS Faces $13,260 in Penalties for Exposing Drivers to Excessive Heat
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is citing UPS for violating workplace safety standards by not air conditioning their vehicles.
Causes of Scaffolding Accidents You Didn’t Know About
There are many causes of scaffolding accidents, which often lead to severe injuries and even death. This is a review of some of the causes ofscaffolding accidents you didn’t know about.
Tips to Prevent Falls in the Workplace
Depending on your industry, falls can be life-threatening. Assess your risk and follow these tips to increase your safety at work.
1 Dead, 5 injured in Bexar County Tanker Explosion
One man was killed and four other people were hospitalized when a rail tanker exploded at the Alamo Junction Rail Park on Friday.
How to Avoid Scaffolding Accidents on Construction Sites
Workplace accidents are a reality many construction sites must face. Fortunately, there are steps employers and managers can take to help reduce the risks their employees face on a daily basis. Here‘s how to avoid scaffolding accidents on construction sites.
One Dead, Two Injured in Chemical Plant Explosion Near Houston