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Construction Accidents Archives

Be aware of work zone and no-zone dangers while driving

As a motorist, you are used to reacting to colors: red for stop, yellow for caution and green for go. Orange is another color that warrants special attention because it is a work zone alert. If you are accustomed to driving around your local area, you probably know where many construction zones are located, but that will probably not be the case when you are traveling. You will need to adjust your driving not only because of the work zone ahead, but also in anticipation of the "no-zone" areas that surround any large trucks with which you may be sharing the road.

Tragic demolition accident brings additional criminal charges

Material developments continue to play out in the aftermath of a tragic accident that occurred this past summer in neighboring Pennsylvania. Such an incident is hardly singular to that state and could happen in Ohio or virtually anywhere else across the country. We trace some important details here for our readers.

Fatal Ohio crane accident underscores construction dangers

Notwithstanding good-faith attempts by management at a construction workplace to make the environment as safe as possible, and regardless of how many rules are promulgated by safety regulators to guard against construction accidents, industrial worksites always harbor the potential for danger and workers' injuries.

ODOT introduces new tool to combat construction zone accidents

When people think of workplace injuries, their minds are often understandably drawn to on-the-job accidents that occur in stationary work places, such as offices, factories, retail establishments and similar sites.