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How New Jersey Plans to Reduce Construction Injuries

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Construction work is an important part of society. Workers build the infrastructure we rely on daily. The construction industry also contributes to economic growth and job creation. However, it’s also dangerous, with workers facing risks on a daily basis. In fact, there has been a 25% increase in construction injuries in New Jersey. There… Read More »

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2 Workers Escape Serious Injury After Fall

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Construction accidents can happen in many ways. Many of these accidents happen when a worker falls. Sometimes falls happen due to electrical issues. That was the case with a recent construction accident in Somerset County. Two workers fell 40 feet after power lines arced and caused their wooden lift to fall. The accident happened… Read More »

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Construction Accidents Caused by Heights

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Most people don’t enjoy going to work in the first place, so dying in the workplace would be absolutely terrible. Unfortunately, some industries — such as construction — are rife with accidents that lead to serious injuries and even death. Many construction accidents are caused by heights. While the average home or building is… Read More »

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Man Injured in Jersey City Construction Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Going to work can be dangerous, especially on a construction site. There are so many elements and such a worksite can cause injuries and fatalities if a person is not careful. Accidents are especially common when equipment is involved, and that is what happened on the morning of September 11 in Jersey City.  A… Read More »

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Man Killed After Electrocution, Fall

By Michael P. Burakoff |

The workplace is supposed to be safe. Nobody wants to be injured or killed while performing their work duties, but it happens quite often. This recently happened to a New Jersey man, who was killed after being electrocuted. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of July 11 at the Middletown Village Mall. located… Read More »

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Man Injured In Jersey City Construction Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Construction work is necessary to build new homes and stores and remodel old ones. While we need general contractors and workers to erect these buildings, we also need more safety measures in place. There are so many ways in which construction workers can get injured on a job site. It’s a frightening thought. A… Read More »

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3 Injured When House Collapses

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Construction work happens often. Sometimes there is new construction, while sometimes there is remodel work going on. In any case, accidents are common on construction sites. A worker can get electrocuted. They may slip, trip, or and fall. They may get injured by a tool or hit by a collapsing building. A collapsing building… Read More »

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Crane Collapses, Gets Stuck In Power Lines

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Cranes and other construction vehicles are very tall and heavy. One wrong move can get these vehicles into situations where they get stuck and become dangerous to bystanders. This recently happened in New Jersey. The front of a crane suddenly lifted up off the ground and got stuck in electrical wires. The incident happened… Read More »

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NJ Construction Company Faces Federal Charges For Safety Issues

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Safety is a huge concern on construction sites throughout the country. Construction sites have many dangerous elements involved, including heights, electricity, machinery, heavy machinery, and possible collapses. The New Jersey construction company Onekey, LLC is facing federal charges after violating safety rules at a construction site in New Jersey in 2017. A concrete wall… Read More »

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Construction Site Ruined Due To Vandalism

By Michael P. Burakoff |

When you think of construction accidents, you probably think of actual accidents, such as falls, machinery accidents, electrocutions, and accidents involving tools and materials. However, a recent incident in New Jersey was clearly no accident. New Jersey police are trying to figure out who destroyed a retaining wall on a construction site near Cheesequake… Read More »

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