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The top 3 causes of injury in crane accidents

Construction workers face a myriad of risks on the job, every single day. Between physical and mental exhaustion and heavy equipment, it is easy to see how accidents happen. Risk of injury is especially high when a project involves cranes. Today, we cover the top three causes of injury in crane accidents.

Temporary construction equipment can cause permanent injuries

Working on a construction site exposes people to a host of potential threats to their safety. And while there are numerous safety measures people can take to prevent injuries in work zones, accidents can and do happen.

State of construction in New Jersey could put workers at risk

Construction work is a demanding job. Not only does it put great physical strain on workers, but it is also mentally rigorous. One small oversight or mistake can spell disaster.  Safety protocols and equipment are all that stands between workers and catastrophic injuries.

Scaffolding accidents: a serious threat to worker safety

There are countless major construction projects well underway across New Jersey. And with winter just around the corner, companies are pushing to complete projects before the snow and frigid weather roll in. 

Staying Safe During Road Construction

A great way to relax is to get outside, jump in your car and take a road trip.  Unfortunately, these relaxing get-aways do not always go as planned. All too often, they are affected by road construction projects and the hazards that go along with them.

Report: 30 percent of construction claim payments stem from falls

Did you know that insurance companies processed over 10,000 workers' compensation claims related to construction work in the last five years? And sadly, as noted in the attached article, about 30 percent of these cases stemmed from falls.

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