Why are new employees in the construction industry in danger?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Monday, August 14, 2017. The construction industry is still one of the most dangerous occupations for anybody -- but for newbies to the trade, it's a nightmare. Construction work is the number two cause of fatal injuries in workers under the age of 18. [...]

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Construction workers need to be careful at accident scenes

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Monday, July 24, 2017. Accidents happen -- especially when the job you do involves powerful machinery and tools that cut, grind and punch into other materials. When those accidents happen, it isn't unusual for a significant amount of blood to end up on the [...]

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How to safely handle chemicals at the workplace

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, July 21, 2017. There are billions of workplaces across the country and it's highly likely that each one of them has a chemical of some form on the premises. Whether that chemical is used to clean toilets, sinks or floors or it is [...]

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Electrical deaths still a problem for construction workers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Monday, June 26, 2017. Are you an electrician, a roofer, a carpenter, a painter or a construction worker? If so, the bad new is that you work among one of the five occupations most likely to die from electrocution. The good news is that [...]

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Trench collapse deaths rise despite ability to prevent the danger

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Deaths in the trenches of a construction site are absolutely unnecessary and avoidable if proper safety precautions are followed. So why are they on the rise? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that there were more deaths from trench [...]

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How do you triage an amputated fingertip?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Construction work is hard on the hands and fingers, and most workers know that they're at risk of an amputation if they're not careful. That's why many construction workers don't even wear a wedding band at work.They don't want to [...]

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What can you do about eye injuries on a construction site?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Eye injuries are frighteningly common -- more than 20,000 of them occur each year, and they take an economic toll of around $300 million when the cost of lost work days, medical care and compensation are counted. In order to [...]

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What to do following chemical exposure at work

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Holding a job at a dangerous place of employment does not mean you are bound to suffer an injury. Even inherently dangerous jobs are required to meet safety standards set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). There [...]

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Scaffolding accidents at Georgia construction sites

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Construction sites are inherently dangerous due to their size, the equipment on the site and the amount of workers. With so many factors contributing to the site, injuries can occur when workers do not pay attention or the proper safety [...]

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How can you avoid being the next road crew accident victim?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Everybody knows that working roadside construction is a dangerous occupation. No matter what you do, you're still at the mercy of drivers who either can't see you clearly, are distracted as they move through the construction zone or are trying [...]

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