Injury-Causing Construction Tools
In this modern world, tall buildings are now possible to be built within few months because modern construction industry is equipped and provided with different kinds of equipments, tools, and machineries to be of an assistance for humanly inadequancies and inabilities to perform these said tasks lacking of human, quicker and more effective in respect to time and energy.
Construction sites or generally, the industry has mustered concerningly high numbers of injuries and even deaths in previous years up to these days. Data from Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) identified that 1,102 construction related fatalities were recorded in 2019 alone, these fatalities goes by causes from falls, slips and trips, electrocution, mostly caused by tool-related injuries, and lastly, collapse of something.
It is mentioned that tools contributed to most accidents in the construction industry, factor that increases the tendency of these tool-related injury is because of defective construction tools and equipments as well as the inability or inexperience of a certain worker to utilize such tools with mastery or even properly and some are just risky to use and has high tendency to cause injury. In this blog, we are going to staple construction tools that are risky and fatal when defective or just naturally risky to use without proper experience.
Common Equipment or Tools that deal fatalities or injuries yearly
Here are some common tools that can increase chances of getting injury while working and even significantly increase if these tools doesn't function properly as due to their size and manner of usage:
Things to look for
Workers' compensation is a system where you are given settlement pay from your employer as to assist a worker victim of negligence manifested by employer and caused harm and even injuries that has affected his/her earning capacity instead of filing a claim directly against your employer. These are the things to look for if your case of injury sustenance is eligible for a workers' comp or product liability claim that is a claim when sustained an injury due to malicious inent or negligence for a person to use or consume a product that is substandard or said defective:
If you were involved in a work-related accident and sustained either minor or significant injury that has affected your earning capacity or even jeopardized your living and found out that it is caused by your employer's series of negligent actions, then you are eligible to file for a workers' compensation to cover your medical expenses as well as potential loss of income.
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