Construction Accidents

“Dying for Work” Report Calls for Workplace Safety Reform

The Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH) and American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)...

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Boston Construction Accidents

All accidents can be dangerous. Many of us boast nice, safe, office jobs with daylight hours where our only exposure...

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Excavation Contractor Fined for Safety Standards Violation

On February 10, 2014, OSHA announced that it cited a Wakefield, Massachusetts excavation contractor for willful and serious violations of...

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Two Workers Killed in Less than a Week in Boston

This past week resulted in tragedy for two families whose loved ones were killed in separate work injuries. The first...

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Do You Know Your Rights Under OSHA Following a Work Place Accident?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is the federal agency within the U.S. Department of Labor responsible for publishing and...

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Five Things You Need To Do After A Work Injury

If you've ever been hurt in an accident -- whether a car accident or work accident -- it is common...

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Tower Climber Fatality Numbers Call for Scrutiny of Contractor Safety

Between 2003 and 2011, approximately 100 tower climbers died in workplace accidents while working on maintenance of cell phone, radio...

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OSHA Cites Lancaster, Massachusetts Company For Work Fatality

On May 7, 2012, OSHA announced that it issued a willful citation to a Lancaster, Massachusetts packaging manufactuer in connection with the...

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Third-Party Pain & Suffering Not Subject To Workers Comp Lien

Curry v. Great American Insurance Company In a recent case, Curry v. Great American Insurance Company, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court...

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Report Documents Lax Construction Safety Standards at AvalonBay

A report on the lack of adherence to safety standards at REIT giant AvalonBay should be compulsory reading for construction...

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