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Workers injured after elevator shaft fall in California

A construction accident injured four workers on Feb. 16 in North Hollywood when they fell down a shaft for an elevator. Three of the workers suffered critical injuries in the fall, which was roughly 30 feet into the shaft, according to multiple reports. The site for the construction project was located on the 11000 block of Otsego Street at a building spanning five stories.

Proper construction site safety equipment and clothing

Working on a construction site is rewarding and dangerous all in one shot. You feel a sense of accomplishment when you see the finished product. You can also have fear and worry as you move through the steps of the project due to the inherent dangers of the job. Today, we will discuss the proper construction site safety equipment and clothing all workers in Pasadena should have.

What steps do I take after a construction site accident?

Going to work each day at a construction site is one of the most dangerous jobs you can have outside of working as an emergency responder. Even if you work at what seems to be the safest construction site, it's still possible for accidents to occur. People make mistakes. Equipment fails. Items fall. Today, we will discuss the steps you need to take following a construction site accident.

How to stay safe on a construction site

If you work in construction, you know how dangerous the job can be, even on the most unassuming projects. There's always the chance that an accident can occur and you can suffer an injury. It doesn't matter how minor or severe your injury is, you don't want to miss time from work due to a preventable accident. Here are some tips for staying safe on the construction site.

What is the law on scaffolding injuries on construction sites?

Injuries relating to scaffolding are extremely common on construction sites, and therefore scaffolding use is highly regulated. This blog summarizes the regulations on construction site scaffolding, and what to do if you have had an injury or think that a workplace has not been compliant with these regulations.

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