Causes of Texas Oil and Gas Refinery Explosions

Causes of Texas Oil and Gas Refinery Explosions

There is little doubt that workers in the oil and gas industry are toiling in one of the most dangerous industries in Texas and the entire country. These workers face a great many risks every day, but no risk is more potentially devastating and even fatal than the possibility of a refinery explosion. That is…

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Workplace Safety Tips

Workplace Safety Tips

While some jobs are more dangerous than others, every job can pose risks to workers. Every year, thousands of workers are injured on the job. Employers have certain responsibilities to their employees to keep them safe at work. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to protect people from on the job dangers by…

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Construction Industry Accidents

Common Construction Industry Accidents

The construction industry in Texas is booming, but with the explosion of growth has come increasing construction accidents. Because construction workers are often working with dangerous tools and/or materials on hazardous worksites, they are at a higher risk of workplace accidents than those in other industries. Let’s take a look at some of the most…

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unsafe working conditions

Protecting Yourself in a Dangerous Profession

Some jobs and workplaces are inherently hazardous and expose workers to an unnecessary amount of dangers. Jobs that use heavy machinery, hazardous materials, require excessive amounts of travel, or work in treacherous terrain have a higher incidence of injury and death than others due to unsafe working conditions. In 2019, 5,250 work fatalities occurred according…

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Lubbock Workplace Injury Attorneys

What to Know About Work Zone Awareness Week

When it comes to different work zones or jobsites, the number one concern is always safety. Many different events to continue teaching proper safety measures are available for both the public and industry leaders to help spread awareness about work zone car crashes. This year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week is currently upon us during…

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Lubbock Construction Accident Attorney

Top Heavy Machinery Safety Tips for Incident Prevention

It’s no secret that construction is one of the most dangerous industries for workers. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 5,250 workers died on the job in 2018 alone. Heavy equipment, falling objects, electrocution, and getting stuck in-between or crushed by objects are risks these workers face on a daily basis. Safety…

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Winter Construction Accident Attorney

Winter Weather Workplace Accidents

Weather conditions during the winter months can require more preparation for construction workers than any other time of the year. Unfortunately, workplace accidents can and do happen and being ready for the unexpected before it happens is an essential component of accident prevention. Though harsh winter weather conditions in Texas don’t always happen, it’s important…

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Lubbock Workplace Accidents

Simple Ways to Improve Jobsite Safety

The construction industry is particularly dangerous for those who work on different jobsites. Everything from heavy equipment and machinery to working in trenches and at high elevations can pose incredible risks, especially when safety protocols are not followed correctly.

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