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Electricity can be deadly in construction workers' accidents

Many of contemporary society’s conveniences and infrastructure run on electricity, which has become vital to both everyday life and industry. However, electricity can too often prove deadly in construction workers' accidents in California and other states. Unfortunately, this became the case for one man when he died in a recent fatal incident.

Construction workers' accidents too often prove deadly

Roads are essential to many aspects of society. However, the maintenance of roads in California and other states requires a significant amount of manpower. This is why construction workers are important to the local transportation authority's ability to expand the local roads and freeways. Unfortunately, these personnel are regularly at risk of becoming victims in construction workers' accidents.

Factory worker dies after being crushed by aluminum press

Industrial workers in California, who operate heavy machinery, may be aware of the potential dangers they are exposed to on a daily basis. However, it is often questioned whether company owners and supervisors recognize those dangers. While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) prescribes strict safety regulations to avoid injuries or death of factory workers, many company owners seem to disregard the well-being of their employees.

Riding in back of truck can cause construction workers' accidents

Riding in the back of a pickup truck can be dangerous, since it is easy for a person to fall out of the bed of the truck. However, this is a situation that many construction workers commonly find themselves in while working in California or in any other state. However, this can result in serious injuries stemming from construction workers’ accidents.

Six workers exposed to fumes during floodwater cleanup at UCLA

Six workers were reportedly injured during cleanup efforts for a 20 million gallon water spill caused by the rupture of a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power water main at the University of California in Los Angeles. As of Thursday, two workers were still recovery in the hospital after inhaling exhaust fumes from a generator while they worked to remove water from a building on campus. Four other workers who were exposed to fumes managed to get by with on-site treatment.

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