Oklahoma’s Most Dangerous Jobs

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Injured On The Job? Our Oklahoma City Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Can Help You

CNN Business shared an article stating, “Americans do work hard. Americans work an average of 34.4 hours a week, longer than their counterparts in the world’s largest economies. Many work even harder. Adults employed full-time report working an average of 47 hours per week.”   (more…)

Oklahoma Construction Accident Leaves Man Seriously Injured

by Jonathan

Construction sites are full of hazards that can lead to workers being seriously injured. One of the most common dangers is the risk of coming into contact with objects or equipment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2013, there were a total of 824 fatalities on Oklahoma construction sites, with a large portion of those deaths being caused by workers being struck or crushed on the jobsite. (more…)

Three Common Types Of Oklahoma Construction Accidents

by Jonathan

Construction is one of the most vital industries in Oklahoma. It’s also one of the most dangerous.

Numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show high rates for both fatalities and injuries among employees in the construction industry. In 2012, a total of 806 construction workers lost their lives, compared to the 781 who died the year before. Furthermore, 4 out of every 100,000 workers suffer an injury that prevents them from immediately returning to work. (more…)

3 Steps to Take After An Oklahoma Construction Accident

by Jonathan

There has been a significant increase in the number of construction accidents that occur in the United States during recent years. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the number of construction-related fatalities rose by one percent during the time between 2011 and 2012. (more…)

Construction Accident In Jones, Oklahoma Claims Worker’s Life

by Jonathan

Workers in the construction industry face a number of on-the-job hazards each day; however, one of the greatest risks is posed by objects and equipment on a job site. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that last year alone, accidents caused by objects and equipment were responsible for roughly 15 percent of all workplace fatalities. (more…)