According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 488 fatal occupational injuries in the State of Texas in a single year (2018). Workplace accidents can occur in any industry, but some of the most dangerous areas include construction sites, transportation, warehousing, mining, and manufacturing.
If you are injured in a workplace accident, you need legal representation. Workplace accidents can require complex litigation. In many cases, there may be multiple parties involved, you may need to subpoena safety records or internal documents, and there will likely have to be depositions taken. Without the help of an experienced Sugar Land Workplace Accident Attorney, you may not be getting the maximum recovery available in your case.
COMMON CAUSES OF WORKPLACE INJURIES AND FATALITIES
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the top causes of fatal workplace injuries are:
- Transportation incidents
- Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
- Falls, slips, trips
- Contact with objects and equipment
- Exposure to harmful substances or environments
- Fires and explosions
Many workplace accidents are entirely preventable. Too often, companies relax safety procedures, do not provide adequate training, or fail to supervise their employees, resulting in tragedy.
You need an attorney who plays to win and will always put your interests first. You need the Karam Law Office. Call today for a free consultation and to discuss your legal options.
PREVENTING WORKPLACE INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created by Congress “to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance.”
According to OSHA, one of the fastest ways to reduce the number of workplace injuries and fatalities is by using safety precautions to prevent the fatal four construction hazards. OSHA’s fatal four hazards are:
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