Preventing falls in Georgia workplaces

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Thursday, November 13, 2014. While some jobs are more dangerous for Georgia employees, many construction workers are at risk for falls. However, employees who are required to walk on surfaces that are uneven or slippery, use ladders or work at a height of at [...]

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What are OSHA’s safety regulations for scaffolding?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration enforces regulations to which every employer and employee in Georgia who works on scaffolding must conform. These regulations involve the inspection and the design and construction of scaffolds. Inspection regulations require employers to have [...]

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The risk of injury faced by construction workers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Construction workers in Georgia are likely to recognize that there is no way to completely eliminate the risk of on-the-job injuries. They face all sorts of hazards at work, including the risk of being struck by moving or falling machinery [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:37+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA sponsors stand-down at highway work zone sites in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Thursday, April 10, 2014. For April 7-11, Occupational Safety and Health Administration partnered with construction contractors, the state of Georgia, the Federal Highway Administration and local governmental entities to support a one hour shut down of all construction activities throughout the state. During that [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:14+00:00 April 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Retaining wall collapse traps worker at home of Julio Jones

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Thursday, May 23, 2013. A man was buried face down under dirt and concrete when a retaining wall collapsed at a construction project at a Gwinnet County, Georgia home owned by Atlanta Falcon Julio Jones Monday. Authorities say that the construction worker was in [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:13:05+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments