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    4 Scary Facts About Construction Accidents In San Francisco

    Working in the construction industry is no easy job (you knew that already). The work is physically demanding, there are deadlines to meet, and it’s stressful! After all, if you don’t place a screw just right, the whole building’s structure could be in jeopardy. On top of all that,...

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    The 4 Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

    Every year, about 2.9 million people in the United States sustain workplace injuries. If you’ve never sustained an injury at work, it’s easy to think you’re safe. After all, of the 150 million people that are part of the American workforce, only 2.3 million get injured. Sure, the odds of sustaining...

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    Scaffold & Ladder Accidents in Los Angeles Construction

    Falls account for almost 40 percent of deaths in the construction industry. Unfortunately, Los Angeles personal injury lawyers have seen many trials in which falls from scaffolds and ladders are the major contributor to this unfortunate statistic. Exploring Issues That Often Contribute to Scaffold and Ladder Accidents Construction workers...

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    Take 5

    LOS ANGELES – It’s all about putting in your time and collecting that paycheck. Just ask Rihanna and Drake; everything seems to be about work, work, work, work, work, work. Putting in overtime could be great for your wallet but a new study says it’s terrible for your health....

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    A Safe Construction Zone

    LOS ANGELES – With construction on the rise in Southern California, injuries are on the rise as well. Work site accidents have increased up to 25 percent in some areas and industry managers say it comes down to a simple equation: the more construction, the more danger. However, not...

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    Construction Zones Need to Practice Safety

    LOS ANGELES – You’ve heard the phrase before: “safety first!” Many construction companies say safety is their number-one priority but every year more than 4,000 construction workers are killed on the job and thousands more are hurt in a construction accident. Construction companies are required by law to inform...

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    The Most Common Workplace Injury

    LOS ANGELES – The most common work-related injury doesn’t involve broken bones, or cuts, or bruises. Even the common slip-and-fall accident isn’t at the top of the list. It’s hearing loss. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 22 million workers are constantly exposed to really...

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    L.A. Rising

    LOS ANGELES – Everything is looking up for Southern California. A look downtown shows commercial high rises being built. In residential areas, more homes are being built today than there were in the years building up to the economic recession. In total, Californians are investing $7 billion on new...

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