The Dangers of Electrocution Burns and Related Injuries

By |February 15th, 2014|Burn Injuries, Construction Accidents, Litigation, Personal Injury Claims, Premises Liability, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on The Dangers of Electrocution Burns and Related Injuries

Construction is one of America’s most dangerous lines of work. And construction workers can sustain serious injuries when they come in contact with electricity. According to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, about five workers are electrocuted every week, with electrocution causing 12 percent of all young worker workplace deaths. There are four main kinds of electricity-related injuries: Direct Injuries Electrocution or death due to electrical shock Electrical shock Burns (electrical burns, arc burns [...]