Dangerous / Unsafe Condition in Workplace: Construction Falls
According to OSHA, falls on construction sites are the number one most cited safety violation. In this article, we will address questions and standards that our Sacramento Workers’ Compensation Attorneys regularly handle in addressing construction-related injuries from falls. We will cover the Cal/OSHA regulations specific to fall protections on construction sites as well as the general regulations related to fall prevention. We will also discuss whether or not you can file a claim for serious & willful misconduct related to fall prevention and how to report a construction site that does not provide adequate protections against falls.
As Sacramento Workers Compensation Attorneys, we regularly represent clients who have fallen from on a construction site, as those are the number one cited violation by Cal/OSHA. In this article, we attempted to give a summary of the questions we usually face regarding falls on construction sites. We covered topics such as Cal/OSHA regulations specific to fall protections and general regulations related to fall prevention. We also discussed claims for serious & willful related to fall prevention and how to report a workplace that does not provide adequate protections against falls. If you have been injured as a result of a fall at a construction site in California, we hope you will consider contacting one of our Sacramento Workers Compensation Attorneys for a free consultation.