Workplace disasters spotlight unsafe work conditions

Posted on Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 10:56 am    

Workplace tragedies such as the BP oil spill and the West Virginia coal mine explosion have shed light on unsafe working conditions in certain workplace industries.

In the U.S. in 2008, 5,214 workers were killed due to hazards in the workplace, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics. Industries such as construction and public safety having higher numbers than other industries.

Jobs in the motor vehicle department such as transportation also have a very high number of workplace fatalities. In 2008, 982 workplace deaths were motor vehicle related.

If you have been injured while on the job, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Clarksburg workplace injury lawyers of the law offices of David W. Frame by calling 800-352-9460.