Heavy equipment and machinery accidents injure or fatally kill thousands of workers annually, despite employers’ best safety practices. Federal, state and industry guidelines are established to prevent these types of work injuries. Even when safety protocol is followed, the reality is that working with heavy equipment and machinery can be dangerous and cause serious workplace accidents.
Many heavy equipment and machinery work injuries occur at construction work sites. Specific causes of workplace accidents may include unsafe or defective equipment, machinery malfunctions, and accidents caused from operator error.
These accidents may involve:
Forklifts & scissor lifts
Philadelphia workers’ compensation lawyers of E.S. Borjeson & Associates are experienced in handling cases for workers who have suffered injuries incurred by heavy equipment and machinery. Our lawyers have successfully represented numerous injured machinery workers across Pennsylvania who have sustained workplace injuries as a result of heavy equipment accidents.
If you have sustained a serious injury resulting from a heavy machinery or equipment accident at work, call our Philadelphia work injury law firm today to schedule a free consultation with a qualified Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation lawyer or submit an online contact form. Our law offices are conveniently located in Philadelphia to serve clients throughout Southeast Pennsylvania, including Berks County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County and Montgomery County.