Working on an oil rig or offshore commercial vessel takes a special breed. Being separated from family and friends for weeks or months at a time and facing plenty of unique hazards can take a toll on workers.
What are the “Fatal Four” Injuries Experienced by Construction Workers, and can a Worker be Compensated for Them?
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there are four highly frequent and common injuries suffered by construction workers in America.
Oil drilling is prosperous for Texas, but working on these drills is an inherently hazardous job. Much like in construction, workers on oil drills often experience long hours, extreme weather conditions and come into close contact with dangerous machinery.
Warehouse accidents cause injuries to workers across Houston. Yet these injured workers continue to find themselves stonewalled by uncooperative insurance companies and their adjusters.
A 61-year old retired police officer was recently killed in a motorcycle accident just an hour southeast of Houston.