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Construction Site Accidents


Construction work is traditionally thought of as the construction of buildings and engineering projects; however, the construction sector also includes: maintenance, repairs, new work, additions and alterations in North San Diego County.

Construction workers handle and operate dangerous machinery, such as cement mixers, ditch diggers, air hammers, excavators and various power tools. Workers are often erecting and working on scaffolding, cleaning up debris and rubble, and disposing of hazardous materials.

Injuries on construction sites result from many dangerous conditions including: contact with hazardous materials, carbon monoxide poisoning, electric shock/electrocution, falls, improper use of protective equipment, machinery accidents, repetitive movement accidents, scaffolding collapses, being struck by an object, trench collapses and more.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a construction accident, contact the construction accident attorneys at North County Legal Center. We are North San Diego County Personal Injury Attorneys with a proven record of success in helping those who have suffered from a serious construction accident or construction site injury, to receive the necessary medical attention, care and treatment you need, in addition to compensation for future care you may require. Contact our Carlsbad office at 619-564-4455.

FAQ's About Construction Site Accidents


Q: Can OSHA issue construction workplace citations?

A: Yes. OSHA will, and does, issue citations for workplace violations in North County. A few of the most common construction violations citations are for head protection, fall protection and scaffolding.

Q: What causes Construction Site Injuries in North San Diego County?

A: Injuries on construction sites result from many dangerous conditions including: contact with hazardous materials, carbon monoxide poisoning, electric shock/electrocution, falls, improper use of protective equipment, machinery accidents, repetitive movement accidents, scaffolding collapses, being struck by an object, trench collapses and more.

Q: What is OSHA?

A: OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a federal agency under the US Department of Labor. OSHA's main focus is to protect workers and ensure workplace safety with training, outreach, education and assistance.

Q: What steps can I take to help prevent construction falls?

A: Studies have shown that using safety nets and body harnesses, installing guardrails and control line systems, covering up floor holes and using aerial lifts can help prevent serious and fatal construction site falls.