Constructions sites are dangerous even when all safety regulations are followed. Heavy equipment, powerful machinery, dangerous materials, and more all make the possibility of serious injury very real. When safety regulations are not followed and things such as proper construction site maintenance measures are not taken, the chances for people getting injured increases even more. If you have been hurt on a construction site, New York injury attorney Michael LoGiudice is here to help you recover monetary compensation.
What Type of Construction Site Maintenance Measures Should Be in Place to Help Prevent Worker Injury?
One of the most common reasons for construction site accidents occurring is poor construction site maintenance. Most of these accidents are the result of:
New York City and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) both have put laws and regulations in place to help ensure that proper construction site maintenance measures are adhered to in order to work to prevent injury and promote a safe work environment. Construction site management such as project owners, builders, developers, contractors, and subcontractors are generally tasked with ensuring that construction site maintenance is regularly and properly conducted. Some construction site maintenance measures that should be adhered to include:
Fighting for Injured Construction Workers
As a construction worker, you are probably aware more than most of the potential dangers of your job. There are steps that should be taken to help minimize these dangers. When safety measures are not adhered to and constructions sites are improperly maintained, workers are needlessly injured. The injuries can be severe and have lasting consequences. Contact New York construction site injury attorney Michael LoGiudice about possible avenues of recovering full and fair monetary compensation for your injuries.