Falling debris may not be the first type of construction injury that comes to mind, but according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), moving and falling objects claimed the lives of more than 100 construction workers in 2018 alone.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations dictate that “all materials, equipment, and tools, which are not in use while aloft, shall be secured against accidental displacement.” Unfortunately, safety rules are often ignored at construction sites, leaving workers in danger o
By nature, construction sites are dangerous. Often located in the middle of busy cities, even minor errors can lead to major injuries for construction workers and nearby pedestrians. Some of the most devastating injuries are caused by falling debris.
When dropped or dislodged from a significant height, debris can quickly become a deadly projectile. Injuries from falling objects can have lasting effects on your health and finances. So how do these accidents happen?
A mobile home explosion in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday morning sent two people to the hospital with critical injuries. Around 6:40 a.m., firefighters arrived at the Enchanted Acres mobile home park to find one of the homes engulfed in flames.
Many people have never ridden in a helicopter themselves, and only think about helicopters when they learn of a crash. So they wonder: How safe are helicopters?
A fire last Thursday injured one civilian and nine firefighters, as well as scorching tens of thousands of priceless artifacts, CNN reported.
A school bus crash last Tuesday in Hoxie, Arkansas injured seven children, as well as the driver of the bus and the driver of the dump truck who hit it, WMC Action News 5 reported.
If you are afraid to ride in a helicopter, you’re not alone, and your fear is justified. According to the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST), the rate of fatal helicopter crashes in the U.S.
On Saturday night in Pleasanton, California, a Tesla Model S crashed and burst into flames, leaving the driver dead, KRON reported.