In 2015, 937 out of 4,379 construction fatalities in the private sector were due to construction accidents. To put it in another way, one in five deaths occurred in construction sites. Moreover, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported that the “Fatal Four” caused more than half or 64.2% of construction fatalities in the same year. These four refer to falls, being struck by an object, electrocution, and caught-in/between machines or equipment.
Construction workers and their families can learn from the case of Rosa Gonzalez v. Atlas and understand the need for a construction accident lawyer in cases of workplace injuries.
Facts of Rosa Gonzalez v. Atlas
Edgar Gonzalez is a 30-year-old worker of the Hyperion Treatment Plant at Los Angeles. The City began a construction project at the plant and employed USS Cal Builders to be the general contractor who would replace a 60-year-old gas compressor facility. Read more from this blog:http://bit.ly/2ndiuwW