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David Angueira Discusses Worker’s Compensation & Workplace Injuries

There can be a variety of hazardous equipment conditions and unsafe working environments on a construction site. Work-related injuries at construction sites are extremely common, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting over 150,000 each year. In 2014 crashes involving vehicles

David Angueira Discusses Worker’s Compensation & Workplace Injuries2020-05-06T16:11:28-04:00

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds

Deaths from drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, according to a new study. The number of people killed when someone plowed through a light reached 939 in 2017, the last full year numbers were available, according to the study by the AAA

Deaths from cars running red lights hit 10-year high, AAA study finds2019-08-29T15:26:57-04:00

Joseph Swartz Talks About North End Falling Debri Incident

Construction Site Accidents Safety is everyone’s job on the construction site, but ultimately, the safety of a construction worksite is the responsibility of the general contractor. This is especially true when a worker is performing work high off the ground, since serious injuries

Joseph Swartz Talks About North End Falling Debri Incident2020-05-06T16:12:58-04:00

Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End

A woman in her 30s sustained critical injuries when she was apparently struck by a falling metal railing while walking on a sidewalk on Atlantic Avenue around 8:30 Thursday morning. Witnesses say she was walking with her husband and her dog when it happened. “People

Woman Struck By Falling Metal In Boston’s North End2019-07-26T16:23:14-04:00

Construction Site Accident In Boston’s Theater District Being Investigated

On March 20, 2014, a partial building collapse in Boston’s Theater District caused injuries to three workers. While the investigation is in its early stages, initial reports indicate that a heavy load of steel placed on the unfinished 12th floor of the apartment tower under

Construction Site Accident In Boston’s Theater District Being Investigated2014-03-24T09:34:10-04:00

Officials: 14 Dead, 200 Injured in West, Texas Explosion

Residents of West, a town in Central Texas, have begun the healing process after an explosion at a fertilizer plant injured more than 200 residents and killed 14. Officials will be allowing residents back into their homes in part of the severely damaged neighborhood in

Officials: 14 Dead, 200 Injured in West, Texas Explosion2013-04-22T14:30:14-04:00

Worksite Accident In Salem Kills Lynn Man

According to Salem Police, at approximately 12:20 on Saturday November 13, 2010, a Lynn man was struck on the head and killed by a 50 pound sandbag on 60 Washington Street, Salem, Massachusetts where a construction crew was working on the roof of a three

Worksite Accident In Salem Kills Lynn Man2010-11-15T13:06:49-04:00

San Bruno Gas Explosion Disaster

On September 9, 2010, in San Bruno, California, a massive gas explosion resulted from a ruptured line owned by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). While the cause of the explosion is unknown at this time, PG&E promised to accept responsibility if it is proved to

San Bruno Gas Explosion Disaster2010-09-15T12:23:20-04:00

Fall Kills Yankee Candle Worker

On August 19, 2010, a 24-year old worker died at the Yankee Candle Co. warehouse in Deerfield, Massachusetts. He was operating a forklift when he fell 30 feet to his death. Richard Tyson, of Springfield, Massachusetts was pronounced dead at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in

Fall Kills Yankee Candle Worker2010-09-15T12:22:26-04:00