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December 2017 Archives

Construction accident claims life of 45-year-old man

Many individuals in Colorado and elsewhere make use of lifts when performing job-related duties at heights. While these machines make it possible to perform work on areas that would otherwise be out of reach, those who use a lift must proceed with caution, as falling from a lift or coming too close to a power line could prove devastating. A 45-year-old man has died in a recent construction accident in another state after he came in contact with a power line.

Workplace injury: 1 dead after becoming trapped under dump truck

Many individuals in Colorado and across the country are required to work in close proximity to heavy duty vehicles in a variety of professions. With the inherent size and weight of such a vehicle, it could pose a significant threat to the health of those nearby. A 57-year-old man has suffered a fatal workplace injury in another state after he was trapped underneath the tires of a dump truck.

1 dies after being struck by pipe in construction accident

Construction workers in Colorado and elsewhere are generally required to wear the proper safety gear while operating at a job site. However, while wearing the necessary equipment, such as a hard hat, may go a long way in increasing workplace safety, it might not always be enough. A recent construction accident has claimed the life of a 57-year-old man who was struck in the head by a pipe while on the job.

Demolition negligence can cause a deadly construction accident

Compliance with safety regulations is vital during the demolition of any building in Colorado. One single error could result in a fatal construction accident, and putting safety precautions in place may take a few minutes, but it could avoid years of trauma for an injured construction worker. Adequate safety training is vital, and supervisors must enforce the use of appropriate personal protective equipment, and ensure everyone on-site knows how to use it.

Man suffers head injury in recent construction accident

Many construction workers in Colorado and elsewhere make use of various types of equipment when performing job-related duties at heights. While safety procedures and gear may go a long way in reducing the chances of an accident, should the necessary equipment prove faulty or defective, the safety of a worker may be at risk. A man has suffered a head injury after falling from scaffolding in a recent construction accident in another state.

The long wait for a decision re Social Security disability

Many individuals in Colorado and elsewhere rely on their ability to maintain a job to make a living. When a medical condition disrupts one's ability to perform the duties of a job, he or she could choose to pursue relief by applying for Social Security disability. However, aside from being stressful and daunting, the process of pursuing benefits can also be lengthy, which may leave many facing significant financial hardships while awaiting a decision.