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Category: Trench Accidents

New York Trench Accident Lawyers Discuss a Recent OSHA Fine for Unsafe Trenching

March 30, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

A January 9, 2017, news release from the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration provides details of $197,752 in proposed fines for one willful and eight serious violations explains one of the New York trench accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. The willful violation was for exposing workers …

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New York Trench Accident Lawyer Discusses a Recent Flood that Caused a Tragic Trench Collapse

February 1, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

A trench accident occurred on Friday, October 21, at about 1 p.m. when water suddenly flooded an underground area in Boston’s South end explains a trench accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm in New York City. Witnesses told the Boston Globe that a torrent of brown water suddenly …

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Trench Accident Lawyers Provide Advice to Victims of Construction Site Trench Accidents

July 13, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

One of the most hazardous jobs in the construction industry is working in trenches. Trenching accidents account for an estimated 100 fatalities and over 10 times that many injuries annually. Collapses, and cave-ins are the most common trenching accidents. Other injuries and fatalities occur from suffocation, inhaling toxic fumes, falls, …

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Five Causes of Trench Accidents

June 1, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

Trenches are a common sight in the construction industry and present several dangers. These include falls, cave-ins, dangerous fumes and gases, and worker vulnerability to falling loads from above. The greatest danger however, is a cave-in on the workers inside the trench. Here are five factors that cause cave-in trench accidents: …

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