Electrocution accidents are a deadly hazard on any job site.
Electrocution occurs when a construction worker has received a lethal dose of electricity. When a current enters a construction worker’s body, he becomes a conduit of electricity—often with fatal results. In 2005, The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that electrocution was the fourth leading cause of death for construction workers. What’s more, construction laborers have the second highest number of electrocution deaths per year among all occupations.
Major Electrocution Hazards
- Contact with power lines
- Poor ground-fault protection
- Contact with live wires or defective equipment
- Incorrect use of extension and flexible cords
- Faulty or damaged power tools
Some electrocution accidents on construction sites are not fatal. Electric shock can also cause severe injuries to construction workers—from burns and organ damage to muscle impairment and cardiac arrest. Construction workers who are not killed by electrocution may suffer many debilitating, long-term conditions such as nerve damage, paralysis, vision difficulties and hearing loss.
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If a member of your family has been electrocuted on a construction site, your world has been torn apart. Although nobody can ever replace the loss of your loved one, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria can help you get the justice your family deserves. The firm’s workplace accident lawyers are widely regarded as among the finest personal injury departments in the region and have earned multiple awards and honors for their legal skill and ethical standards. Throughout the years, Lipsitz Green has earned a reputation as a caring and compassionate firm.
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When an electrocution or electric shock accident occurs on a job site, construction workers and their families are never the same. Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria is ready to provide the support and the deep knowledge you need to fight for justice on behalf of your loved one.
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