Residential and commercial construction sites often require some demolition before a project can be started. Whether part or all of the existing structure has to be removed, the demolition process can be a dangerous task. Small scale and large scale demolition has specific regulations that must be followed in order to keep the public and construction workers safe from harm. Construction site injuries can have devastating results and should not be taken lightly.
If you or someone you love has been injured on a construction site, you deserve a chance at justice and fair compensation for your injury and loss. Construction site injuries can result in costly medical expenses and lost wages. To learn how you may be able to fight back, contact the Green Bay construction accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, by calling 800-242-2874.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has specific regulations for conducting a demolition in a number of different circumstances. Safe demolition requires just as much planning as any other part of the construction job, because of the dangers of falling objects and potential structural collapse. The following injuries can result from falling objects, unplanned collapse, or chemical exposure that can occur during a demolition:
It is important that a demolition is properly planned in order to protect the construction site employees and any nearby pedestrians.