St. Louis Construction Workers at High Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury

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Construction workers sustain more traumatic brain injuries compared to workers in other industries. A recent report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) shows that construction workers sustain more traumatic brain injuries (TBI) compared to workers in other industries. The researchers emphasized the need for increased focus on safety interventions in the construction industry. … Read more

Updated: June 17, 2016

St. Louis Workplace Accidents and Nail Gun Injuries

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Our St. Louis work injury attorney helps individuals who get injured at work and who qualify for work comp benefits. Nail guns are a convenient tool that is used in the construction and carpentry industry. Nail guns are also widely used as a home tool and by individuals interested in do-it-yourself carpentry and other hobby-related crafts. Nail guns were … Read more

Updated: November 8, 2019

St. Louis Worker Compensation Attorney Helps Injured Iron Workers

Every year taller buildings are being constructed – iron workers face a more dangerous job than ever. Modern building constructions are touching the skies. With taller and larger-than-life structures constructed every year, iron workers face a more dangerous job and a higher risk for injury or even death. In 2010, there were about 59,800 iron-and-steel jobs in the U.S., of … Read more

Updated: March 2, 2017

St. Louis Work Comp Lawyer: Trench Collapses in Construction Industry

Organizations like OSHA have made the construction industry a much safer environment for it’s workers. Still, workplace injury accidents occur. The first step in building a structure is digging a trench to lay the foundation. This is done by excavation teams who are in charge of digging the right size trench. These excavation teams are … Read more

Updated: November 9, 2022

Gas Pipeline Accidents at Work – St. Louis Workplace Injury Lawyer

A dangerous situation for construction workers involves gas pipeline accidents. In the U.S., it is estimated that around 14,120 workers suffer thermal burns each year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average time that a worker takes off work after a burn injury is five days. In some cases, burn injuries are severe and cause permanent … Read more

Updated: August 16, 2021

St. Louis Workplace Accident Lawyer Helps Injured Construction Workers

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Construction sites are one of the most dangerous places to work. Construction workers use a variety of power tools and heavy equipment, making construction sites one of the most dangerous workplaces. Construction workers face many risks and are prone to a variety of work-related injuries. Many injuries are serious in nature and require extensive treatment and time … Read more

Updated: August 30, 2016