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What Causes Construction Worker Fatigue?

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Construction worker fatigue often stems from prolonged hours, physical demands, irregular shifts, and environmental factors like extreme heat and noise. As of 2022, the United States had employed around 7.5 million construction workers, accounting for 4.6% of the country’s workforce. The construction industry quite literally builds the nation, but the workers are sometimes overburdened. In … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Top 4 Summer Hazards for St. Louis Construction Workers

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Construction workers face summer hazards such as heat stroke, dehydration, sun exposure, and excessive fatigue. Here’s how to stay safe. Construction workers are among the most at-risk for work-related injuries and illnesses. Summer is an especially trying time for construction workers. The intense heat poses a serious threat to the safety of these workers. And … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

St. Louis Cold Weather Construction Accidents

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Construction workers face numerous hazards when working outdoors, and the risks can increase during winter when the cold temperatures and snow pose additional challenges. Some situations can increase the risk to construction workers in cold weather. Dangerous Driving Conditions During winter, the roads can be treacherous. Snow, ice, and slush can make it harder to … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Common Injuries Suffered by Construction Workers

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Construction workers are exposed to dangerous working conditions and are prone to a wide variety of injuries, some of which are life-altering and even fatal. The causes of construction site injuries are also numerous and varied. Understanding the most common causes of work-related construction injuries and the legal remedies available for injured employees can go a long … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Injuries From Roofing Fall Accidents – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

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Due to the fact that roofers work high above the ground most of the time, their jobs are inherently dangerous. Working on roofs can be extremely dangerous. There have been many cases where a roofer has lost his life after falling from a height. Due to the fact that roofers work high above the ground … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

7 Tips to Prevent a Work Injury if You Have a Physically Demanding Job

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Workers with physically demanded jobs are often at an increased risk for work-related injuries. Here are seven tips to help you stay healthy and avoid injuries. Whether you’re a construction worker, a farmhand, a factory worker, or a mover, if your job is physically demanding, you know that it can be tough on your body. … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024