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Third construction worker killed at World Cup stadium site

On behalf of Tomkiel & Tomkiel posted in Construction Accidents on Friday, February 14, 2014. Construction accidents should not be described as a “trend.” Sadly, in Brazil there seems to be a trend developing for fatal construction accidents in connection with the building of soccer stadiums for the upcoming World Cup. While official pronouncements express

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Worker drowns in bridge construction accident

On behalf of Tomkiel & Tomkiel posted in Construction Accidents on Friday, February 7, 2014. A construction worker died last week during construction of a new football stadium and pedestrian bridge for Baylor University in Texas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began their investigation to determine the cause of the fatal construction accident.

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Charges dropped in fatal dump truck accident

On behalf of Tomkiel & Tomkiel posted in Construction Accidents on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. As we have previously noted, there are many ways to be injured or killed on a construction site. From falls to being crushed by heavy equipment, workers safety demands constant vigilance on the part of everyone on the work site.

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Man lift accident leaves construction worker severely hurt

On behalf of Tomkiel & Tomkiel posted in Construction Accidents on Sunday, January 26, 2014. It can be very dangerous when unsafe conditions arise in relation to a piece of equipment during construction work. Examples of things that can lead to unsafe conditions arising in relation to a piece of equipment include failure by a

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Crane collapse in Queens injured 7 construction workers

For people living in and around New York City, news of dangerous construction accidents has become unsettling commonplace. A seeming rise in the number of crane accidents, in particular, has been noted in recent years. Last month, another crane accident took place, this time on the East River waterfront in Queens, behind the landmark Pepsi

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