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Construction Site Safety and Trench-Related Injuries

Joe gets hired to do construction work for an excavation contractor. He doesn’t know what all the work entails exactly, but he is excited to have a job. He says good bye to his family and tucks his lunch pail on the seat next to his coffee thermos and heads to his first day on […]

Contact with High Power Lines can be Fatal

Of the many dangers facing construction workers, hazards of working in close proximity to high-voltage power lines are near the top of the list.  Without realizing it, mobile cranes (cherry pickers, man lifts, crane booms, boom lifts, basket cranes, etc.) can easily come into contact with live power lines, leading to potentially serious or fatal […]