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St. Louis Scaffolding Accident Attorneys

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If you or a loved one has been involved in a scaffolding accident in St. Louis, it’s important to act promptly to protect your rights and secure the support you need. Construction sites are bustling zones of activity where every tool and structure plays a crucial role in completing a project. Among these, scaffolding stands … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Understanding Occupational Hazards in the Construction Industry

Construction is high-risk for worker injuries and illness. Learning risk mitigation is key to safety. The construction industry is one of the most hazardous sectors to work in due to the high risk of injury and illness that workers face daily. Understanding these risks and the measures that can be taken to mitigate them is … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

5 Ways to Avoid a Construction Accident at Work

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If you’ve recently experienced a construction accident at work in Missouri, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. According to the BLS, fatalities in the construction industry account for one in five workplace fatalities annually in the US. Construction workers are the lifeblood of our country’s infrastructure, putting their safety and lives at risk … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Top Demolition Hazards Risking Missouri Workers’ Safety

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Demolitions are inherently risky, but understanding the risks involved puts you in a better position to minimize your risk of injury. The US boasts a thriving construction industry, contributing around $1.8 trillion to the country’s economy in 2022 alone. Aside from the grueling task of putting up skyscrapers and other large structures, construction workers are … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Understanding the Dangers of Construction Chemical Exposure

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Construction chemicals can cause lung issues, emphysema, brain damage, fertility issues, and cancer. Use protective gear and follow safety protocols. The US construction industry is valued at around $1.83 trillion, contributing 4.3% to the country’s economy and employing about 7.8 million people. It’s hard to overlook the utility of millions of construction workers. However, working … Read more

Updated: June 18, 2024

Why Workers’ Comp Claims Rise During Construction Activity

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Increased construction in warmer months often leads to more injuries among young, inexperienced workers, heat-related illnesses, and vehicle accidents. March through October is a peak period for construction workers in Missouri, and throughout the U.S. These dedicated individuals are at the forefront, building the extensive road networks and impressive buildings that form our country’s infrastructure. … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024