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January 2018 Archives

Construction accident involving machine malfunction injures 1

Companies in Colorado and across the nation are constantly reviewing and addressing protocols and procedures to increase workplace safety and cut down on the risk of accidents. Unfortunately, even in following safety procedures to the letter, the safety of a worker might not be guaranteed, especially in the presence of a malfunctioning machine. A man has recently suffered serious injuries in a construction accident that occurred under similar circumstances.

Accident involving semi and dock leads to fatal workplace injury

Many companies in Colorado and elsewhere make use of commercial vehicles to assist in the transportation of materials and goods. With their inherent size and weight, these vehicles can carry heavy loads, but they can also pose a threat to nearby workers, as a workplace injury involving a semi runs the risk of ending in catastrophe. A recent workplace accident involving such a vehicle has claimed the life of a 30-year-old man.

Factors regarding eligibility for Social Security Disability

Many individuals in Colorado and across the nation have experienced a disruption to their ability to work due to a disability. For those who are no longer capable of maintaining a job, the need for financial assistance may arise. Individuals who suffer from a serious medical condition may wish to pursue benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance, but they might have concerns regarding their eligibility.

Crane accidents run the risk of ending in disaster in Colorado

When a construction job calls for the lifting of exceedingly heavy materials, workers in Colorado and elsewhere may be required to make use of a crane. While these machines make it much less difficult to perform job duties that would otherwise be nearly impossible, there is also a certain level of risk involved in their use. Crane accidents can prove to be some of the most devastating workplace incidents, potentially placing the safety of everyone nearby in harm's way.

1 dead after construction accident involving lift and doorway

Construction workers in Colorado and across the country make use of various types of equipment and machinery that are necessary to the task at hand. While machines such as a scissor lift can be helpful in job duties that require one to work at heights, workers must use caution when moving similar machines to reduce the odds of a dangerous incident. A 27-year-old man has died in a recent construction accident after becoming trapped between a motorized lift and a doorway.

Construction accident involving 9 story fall claims worker's life

For those who work for construction companies in Colorado and elsewhere, working at heights may be an everyday requirement. However, even by strictly adhering to safety procedures and wearing the proper gear, an individual could be at risk while performing similar duties. A 27-year-old man in another state suffered fatal injuries in a recent construction accident in which he reportedly fell from the ninth floor of a building.