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 [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:25:28+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

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

Federal government opens investigation into workplace injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, July 25, 2014. A government agency has launched an investigation into the employer of a man injured while working on a Georgia bridge. On July 16, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened the investigation into S&D Industrial Painting, a Florida-based company specializing [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:31:57+00:00 July 25th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Crane operator injured when crane tips over

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Monday, May 19, 2014. A Georgia company was inspecting a bridge when a crane tipped onto its side, pinning the crane operator down and causing him minor injuries. The man was expected to make a full recovery, but may have suffered a fractured pelvis [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:35:30+00:00 May 19th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Workplace accidents could affect Georgia employees

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, October 18, 2013. For the second time in four months, a worker at the construction site of the new 49ers stadium was killed. According to investigators, the second worker died recently when a bundle of rebar he was unloading fell on top of [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:04:58+00:00 October 18th, 2013|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