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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Oiler Truck Explosion

Texas Oiler Truck Explosion Causes Fire

Accidents at work or on worksites can often be a cause for concern, especially in industries like the oil and gas industry. Oilfield and oil rig related accidents can often be severe in nature, can cause catastrophic injuries, and can even result in death. Recently, a hot oiler truck explosion caused a fire in Midland, Texas.

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Distracted Driving in the Workplace

OSHA Updates Guidelines on Distracted Driving in the Workplace

Distracted driving is estimated to factor into between 25 to 30% of all roadway crashes, which averages out to 4,000 or more distracted driving crashes every day. At least one 2019 study concluded the technologically connected culture of most workplaces along with increased workplace performance expectations contribute to distracted driving. The ubiquity of smartphones means…

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Is New Technology Making Texas Workplaces Safe?

We can all agree workplace safety is an essential aspect of any work environment. All workers should feel safe while performing their jobs, no matter what the profession entails. While safety should be a top priority, unfortunately it isn’t always. Some workplaces skimp on safety training or equipment, which can present serious risks for workers,…

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Cell Phone Distractions Pose Serious Threat To First Responders

When we hear the phrase distracted driving, our minds immediately think of young, irresponsible drivers putting the lives of other drivers on the road at risk. Something that might not come to mind as quickly is the danger distracted driving poses for first responders. Whether en route to provide help or stopped on the side…

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Workplace Accident Lawsuit

Amazon Proving To Be A Dangerous Workplace Environment

While most of us can agree on the increasing status and convenience of ordering from Amazon, warehouse staff members might not think as highly of the company. A growing company means a growing staff, and oftentimes this leads to overlooked safety measures, overworked employees, and even serious injuries. Recent grievances reported by Amazon workers have…

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