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Arkady Frekhtman

Category: Construction Accidents

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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NYC Work Accident Lawyers Discuss Worksite Amputation Hazards

June 8, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Moving machine parts constantly pose a serious amputation threat to workers on construction sites and elsewhere explain NYC work accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. For this reason, all workers must be trained to properly turn on and off all machines before working on them for any purpose. …

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New York Construction Site Accident Lawyers Discuss Building Stairway Accidents in the Workplace

June 5, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Given the constant pressure to quickly erect all new business and residential skyscrapers, it’s a wonder that stairway injury and fatality statistics aren’t even higher. One study indicates that during one year alone, over eight million people required medical treatment for fall-related injuries. Furthermore, the National Safety Council and the …

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NYC Construction Site Accident Attorneys Discuss How Falling Object Accidents Expose Workers and Innocent Pedestrians To Grave Risks

May 17, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

In New York City’s boroughs and beyond, falling objects repeatedly threaten the safety and well-being of innocent bystanders and workers alike explain NYC construction site accident attorneys at the F&A injury law firm in Brooklyn. The region is one of the most densely populated in the entire country, and the …

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Construction Site Accident Attorney Discusses a Recent Fatal Crane Accident in the New York City Area

May 13, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

An NYPD spokesperson provided details of a fatal construction accident at an asphalt company in Staten Island. SiLive.com reported that the accident, at 356 Meredith Avenue in Chelsea occurred when a falling object, a load being hoisted by a crane struck a worker explains a construction site accident attorney at …

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Why a Construction Site Accident Lawyer May Save Your Livelihood

May 10, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

OSHA reports that there were over 4,300 work related fatalities in 2015 explains a construction site accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm in Manhattan. Over 20 percent of these were construction related, which means that one of out of every five workers that died in 2015 was a …

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NYC Construction Accident Lawyer Discusses Electrocutions & Handling of Hazardous Energy

April 20, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Although falls account for the largest number of major construction site injuries and deaths, close to 10% (about 8.6% in 2015) of them occur while someone is working with electricity or other hazardous energy explains Arkady Frekhtman, a NYC construction accident lawyer. Many dangerous assignments are tied to lockout-tagout (LOTO) …

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NYC Construction Site Falls Remain Deadly

April 14, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Every few months, another sad news story reveals that a New York City construction worker has fallen to his death. As most construction site managers know, falls are among the “fatal four” most dangerous threats to construction site injuries and deaths. Close to 38.8% of the construction site deaths reported …

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