All workplaces are subject to safety regulations that are intended to protect workers from preventable harm. Some workplaces, such as construction sites, deal with far more regulations than others, due to the high risk of harm they pose to their workers. Unfortunately, not every employer follows the rules, leading to safety violations that can result in serious harm. But what happens when someone is hurt due to a workplace safety violation, and what should you do about it if it happens to you?
Construction site owners and contractors are supposed to take steps to make sure their employees are protected against foreseeable harm. Not everyone does what they are supposed to, though, and the result is that construction workers are much more likely to get hurt. Here are seven warning signs you can look for to know if your construction site is safe, or if someone in charge is being negligent: Continue reading “Seven Warning Signs of Negligence on a Construction Site”