If you are a construction worker, you face the risk of injury every day. Whether you are working on a residential renovation or a major commercial development, a construction site presents many situations that can result in an injury.
Carpenters, electricians, masons, roofers, plumbers, laborers, elevator repair technicians, and other types of construction workers may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured while doing their job.
Common workplace injuries include:
Neck, spine, and lower back injuries
Shoulder and arm injuries
Head injuries including TBI (traumatic brain injury) and concussions
Leg pain and foot injuries
Falls and industrial accidents
Arthritis from degenerative or repetitive trauma at work
Hearing loss and damage
Loss of limbs and appendages
Carpal tunnel syndrome
How Industrial and Granite Workers Get Injured
Though most physical injuries to granite workers and factory workers occur as a result of machinery accidents, short-term and long-term exposure to hazardous materials can also compromise a worker’s health.
Improperly enforced safety codes and regulations often result in machinery malfunctions or negligent operation, both of which put factory workers at high risk for injury and disability.
Let Biggam Fox Skinner Help You
Granite workers, sawyers, machine operators, furniture makers, factory workers, and warehouse workers can come into harm’s way through work that involves heavy machinery, heavy lifting, and repetitive motion.
If you are injured on the job, you may be eligible for compensation, and our Vermont lawyers can help.
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