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Why Falls Are the Biggest Risk to Construction Workers

Posted November 29, 2022 in
The construction industry often requires employees to work from heights. As a result, falls are the biggest risk to construction workers and the leading cause of fatalities.   Causes of Falls in the Construction Industry  Construction workers can fall due to a variety of unsafe conditions, such as: Inadequate fall protection (e.g., harnesses, guardrails, safety...
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Commercial Vehicle Crashes in Texas

Any vehicle that requires a commercial driver’s license to operate is considered a commercial vehicle. For example, 18-wheelers, construction vehicles, delivery trucks, tractor-trailers, and tanker trucks are all included. Accidents involving commercial vehicles are often more complex because multiple parties can be liable. Here is what you need to know.  Who is Liable? The...
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How Does Workers’ Compensation Work in Texas?

Posted September 30, 2022 in
Unlike other states, Texas does not require most employers to provide workers’ comp benefits to injured workers. However, you still have options for recovering compensation if you are injured on the job.  Worker’ Comp Process in Texas If your employer does carry workers’ compensation insurance and you are injured on the job, the trade-off...
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