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How to Prevent Construction Site Injuries

how to prevent construction injuries in chicago

Chicago is one of many cities that relies heavily on skilled construction workers to expand its infrastructure. Working in the construction industry in Illinois means that workplace injuries are a real concern every day you go to work. According to OSHA, “Out of 4,674 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2017, 971 or 20.7% were in construction — that is, one in five worker deaths last year were in construction.” Being injured on the job at least once, no matter the severity, throughout your constructor career is usually inevitable. But what do you do when you slip and fall or get injured by heavy machinery...

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Construction Accidents on the Job

Construction accidents on the job

Chicago area construction workers are skilled and hard working. You are the reason that this area continues to grow and thrive. But you work a dangerous job and injuries are frequent. You undoubtedly have suffered more than a few injuries over the years. Your employer should have insurance that covers your injuries, but not all construction firms purchase the best coverage. And if you are working for a subcontractor, things can get even trickier when it comes to insurance. Construction workers frequently suffer from falls, cuts, fractures and head injuries while on the job. These injuries cause you to lose work...

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Commercial Construction Insurance: What You Need to Know

commercial construction insurance in illinois

Nothing is more exciting than planning a new house, remodel or addition. Nothing is more frustrating than running into problems with your contractors. Before you commit to any construction project, you need to protect yourself by doing your due diligence. When you are looking for a contractor to remodel your home or build a new structure, you need to hire one who is completely licensed and insured. In fact, legitimate contractors are required by law to carry insurance. Hiring anyone who doesn't meet state and federal standards leaves you with limited recourse if the work is substandard or someone is...

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