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Arkady Frekhtman

Category: Construction Accidents

Construction Site Slips, Trips, and Falls

October 16, 2017 Arkady Frekhtman

Construction Site Slips, Trips, and Falls The U. S. Department of Labor states in its online publication entitled, “Slips, Trips and Falls: Identification and Prevention” that over 17% of disabling job injuries occur due to falls. Furthermore, slips, trips and falls cause 15% of all this country’s accidental deaths – …

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Brooklyn Construction Site Accident Lawyer Discusses Construction Safety Training: Help Prevent Deadly Ladder Injuries

October 11, 2017 Arkady Frekhtman

Brooklyn Construction Site Accident Lawyer Discusses Safety Training  Construction workers should be aware of safety protocols that can prevent injuries and even save lives. Safety Tips for Construction Workers Who Use Ladders Construction workers should never climb up metal ladders without first making sure that the tops of the ladders …

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NYC Construction Accident Attorneys Discuss How to Obtain Proper Care for Your Construction Site Amputation Injuries

October 10, 2017 Arkady Frekhtman

Roughly 1.8 million Americans must daily cope with physical amputation injuries explain the NYC construction accident attorneys at the F&A injury law firm. While some have such operations due to diabetes and other diseases, others incur them while working on construction sites (or getting penned inside vehicles during car accidents). …

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NYC Falling Object Construction Accident Lawyers Discuss the Fatal Accident of a Former Heavyweight Boxer

September 20, 2017 Arkady Frekhtman

According to NYC Falling Object Construction Accident Lawyers, a sixty year old former heavyweight boxer who went 10 rounds with Larry Holmes suffered a fatal construction site accident on a real estate development project in Camden, New Jersey. A piece of metal fell from a height striking David Bey, the …

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Electrical Accident Attorneys Discuss Equipment Touching Power Lines

September 14, 2017 Arkady Frekhtman

Too often, construction equipment comes in contact with electrical lines, and powerful electrical currents pass through metal components to workers explains NYC electrical accident attorneys at the F&A injury law firm. When this happens, electrical injuries or fatal electrocutions may occur. Tires Explode Electricity’s power was dramatically illustrated during an …

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Construction Site Accident Lawyer Discusses Elevation Related Accidents: How They Happen & What You Can Do

September 11, 2017 Arkady Frekhtman

Working in the construction industry can be extremely dangerous explains a NYC construction site accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm. Falls from ladders or scaffolds in New York result in significant injuries. There might also be objects that fall and strike workers. it’s important to understand the various …

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Workers Fall From Scaffold Into Wet Concrete After Building Collapse

July 31, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Sometimes, construction workers face the harrowing prospect of a building collapse in the course of their work. One of the dangers of construction work is a fall from a ladder or scaffold. Innocent bystanders may be victims as well. Depending upon the circumstances, workers comp and/or personal injury statutes may …

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NYC Construction Accident Attorney Discusses Common Welding & Burn Injuries Suffered on Construction Sites

July 27, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Highly trained and experienced welders can suffer serious burn injuries while working on construction sites when sparks and spatter (hot metal) start flying explains a NYC construction accident attorney. Supervisors must regularly remind welders to always wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and keep an electrical fire extinguisher (Class C) nearby. …

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NYC Construction Site Accident Law Firm Discusses Safety Tips for Decreasing Scaffolding Accidents

July 24, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

The U. S Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that over two million American employees regularly work on scaffolds while handling various building and construction projects. As they balance themselves on these elevated, temporary work platforms, about 4,500 employees are injured and another 50 lose their lives due to …

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NYC Construction Site Accident Lawyer Points Out Dangers of High-Pressure Work Environments

June 21, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

When companies feel pressured to meet certain goals, such as an important deadline or a specific level of earnings, they can wind up compromising worker safety. The Harvard Business Review recently reported a study evaluating companies that feel pressured to meet analysts’ earnings predictions. When companies just meet the predicted …

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