Crane hire companies are companies that offer the lease of cranes as their main service. This service realizes tons of benefits for the customer like customizable lease periods, adherence to construction legislation and the like.
This guest post was contributed by Joseph A. Ginarte. He is a specialist New York accident lawyer and the proprietor of the Ginarte Law firm. He enjoys writing and sharing his insights on various legal blogs. Every day, more than twelve workers die on the job, which adds up to a total of 4,500 worker […]
I got tipped off about HB 2067, introduced by California U.S. Rep Lynn Woolsey, from Finance-Commerce.com. Styled the "Protecting America's Workers Act," the bill's summary explains that it would let the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforce stiffer penalties for willful safety violations that result in serious injury or death." What kind of […]
Most in the Pacific Northwest should remember the 2006 crane collapse in Bellevue, WA that killed a Microsoft employee. What many might not know is that in response to the collapse, the 2007 Washington State Legislature increased the state's regulation of cranes and crane operators. Compared to other states, the Washington regulations are quite […]
Last week, we posted about the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Atlanta as a reminder to contractors of the importance of construction safety. Another high profile construction accident occurred this week in New York, as a worker on the new Yankee stadium was hospitalized after a fall from a mobile scaffold. This is just […]
I've recently set up certain Google Alerts and subscribed to a few RSS feeds that provide updates regarding construction safety standards, issues and problems. Most surprising about the information being distributed is just how often construction accidents happen. Just last week, I was alerted to an incident in Atlanta where a pedestrian bridge under construction […]
Wolfe Law Group, a construction boutique firm on First Avenue in SoDo, can offer something special to the residents of Western Washington in the aftermath of its devastating floods: post-disaster legal experience. Prior to opening its doors in Seattle earlier this year, the firm practiced exclusively out of its New Orleans office, and weathered the […]
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