Scaffold Collapse in Dickinson Seriously Injures Two Workers
On behalf of Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers on Wednesday, February 17, 2010.
A scaffold collapse on a construction site in Dickinson, Texas seriously injuring two workers. The scaffold was located outside a shopping center on FM 517. The workers were refurbishing the front facade of a shopping center.One worker suffered a head injury. Another worker suffered a broken arm and hip. The witnesses to the fall indicated that the scaffold was installed on cinder blocks and bricks. Additionally, it appears that the workers were not provided fall protection. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration - OSHA - has stringent rules regarding scaffold construction and fall protection that is required to be followed by all erectors and users of scaffolds. It is the employer's obligation to confirm that there is compliance with these rules on a construction site.If you or a family member is injured as a result of a construction accident, contact Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers today - we are on YOUR side.