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Three Injured in Long Beach Industrial Accident

Long Beach, CA – An industrial accident occurred on Sunday, July 10, 2022, at the Port of Long Beach around 4:30 p.m.  

According to authorities, a tube used to transfer petroleum coke from a storage ship to ships collapsed and injured three workers. Two of the injured workers were transported to the hospital, the other was treated for minor injuries. The cause of the collapse is under investigation.  

Industrial Accidents 

Over 150,000 people are injured on job sites each year. In this accident, those injured should have their investigative team perform an independent legal investigation to preserve evidence. This includes reviewing: 

  • Evaluation of site working conditions  
  • Evaluation if site safety regulations are up to code  
  • Determination why the tubing collapsed 
  • Any environmental factors that may have caused the collapse 
  • Determination if safety precautions were in place  
  • Industrial site maintenance history

Industrial companies and supervisors have a responsibility to ensure all safety measures are in place and guidelines are being followed. 

Industrial Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest personal injury firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in industrial accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in an industrial accident, the experienced personal injury attorneys at The Barnes Firm are here to help you every step of the way.  

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.  

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