Construction workers face a plethora of hazards on a regular basis, whether they work in high places and become injured or killed after falling or they frequently use dangerous equipment. However, the risk of electrocution is especially concerning and does not only threaten the well-being of electricians but anyone who is working on a construction site. In Rochester and all across New York it is pivotal for construction company owners and workers to be aware of the dangers associated with electricity on job sites and take precautionary measures to avoid accidents. Unfortunately, these accidents will keep happening and they can leave people with many hardships.
Construction workers in New York have experienced an increase in injuries and death over the last few years. Some of the reasons for these accidents include an increased number of projects and a decrease in the amount of safety inspections being conducted.