Construction Site Accidents

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Statistics published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) show that 21.4 percent of workplace fatalities in private industry during 2015 were in construction. However, construction workers are not always responsible for dangerous workplace conditions in this industry. Despite the many ways that construction workers can be harmed on the job,…

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A 52-year-old port worker was killed in South Philly earlier this month after a shipping container fell on his truck. According to law enforcement, the fatal workplace accident occurred at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. Officials with Philadelphia Regional Port Authority said that a piece of equipment knocked the shipping container loose…

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A safe deposit box fatally crushed a man on Monday afternoon. The fatal incident occurred around 1 pm at the former Cheltenham Mall in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania at an old Wells Fargo bank. The man who was 35-years old and an Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania resident attempted to relocate a large safe deposit box with two…