Month: September 2013

Who is Liable for a Forklift Accident on a NY Construction Site?

Posted On September 27, 2013 In Construction Accidents

Construction is the most dangerous occupation in the industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More work-related injuries and fatalities occur in the construction field than any other sector. Small projects at home to large commercial sites expose forklift operators to dangerous working conditions.…

Who is Liable for Injuries on Construction Sites?

Posted On September 14, 2013 In Construction Accidents

Construction is one of the most dangerous jobs a man or woman can do. According to OSHA, in 2011, there were 738 construction deaths. Workers are responsible for their own safety, but employers, owners and contractors have a responsibility to keep their people safe.…

Who is Liable for Silica Dust Exposure?

Posted On September 10, 2013 In Construction Accidents

Silica dust, also referred to as crystalline silica or quartz dust, is formed from small particles of dust from sand, dirt, granite, clays, quartz and other stones. When inhaled, it can cause scar tissue in the lungs, making oxygen intake difficult.…