Scaffolds are a common sight on many major construction projects in Burlington County. In fact, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 65 percent of construction workers often perform their job duties on scaffolds at great heights. So, it may not be surprising that scaffolding plays a role in many construction worker accidents. A fall from a scaffold can cause serious injuries. Therefore, OSHA has implemented regulations regarding scaffold safety.
It can be scary to look into your review mirror and see a vehicle following you too closely — especially if it’s a big rig. Depending on the road conditions, this could lead to a devastating accident.
Unsecured materials can be fatal when they’re hurtling at you on the highway. If you find yourself traveling behind a load that’s security looks questionable, consider the following.
A recent case next door in Philadelphia hinged on whether the local school district could be sued for a child’s injury in gym class. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said yes.
The trucking industry is vital to the economy in Burlington County and across the U.S. It permits goods to be transported from one end of the nation to another, building business profits and making many different goods available to consumers at any time of the year. However, the presence of semi-trucks on our streets and highways can pose a danger to all on the road.
Many people in Burlington County enjoy a good hamburger or steak dinner. We might take for granted that the food we consume is safe to eat. However, food products can be contaminated during the manufacturing process, causing some people to suffer a serious illness after eating them.