One of the most dangerous industries to work in is the construction industry. However, due to the rapid industrialization of America and the fact that this is a somewhat low entry job that would suit most people that went to a trade school, it presents an attractive option and a way to help support their families. Construction work can be hazardous to health on account of the many toxic substances that construction workers may find themselves in contact with. That said, the government work safety agency OSHA has laid down safety regulations especially as they relate to toxic substances and their containment and disposal, all in an effort to keep workers safe. Foremen, supervisors, building owners and anyone charged with a responsibility to these workers must make themselves familiar with these regulations, failure to which people may be needlessly injured. It is vital to note here that accidents don’t just happen out of the blue: accidents usually have a human component, which means that if you got injured or exposed to toxic chemicals at a construction site, someone not doing their job was possibly the proximate cause of your injuries. In such cases, getting help from a toxic work exposure injury attorney is the best route to take in order to recover money damages, and we’re here to help with that.
Are you looking for a best toxic exposure in construction sites accident attorney? Please call us NOW at (773) 362-2747 to learn more about your legal options for justice and compensation. The experienced construction worker injury attorneys at McCready Law have over 90 YEARS of combined legal experience helping individuals just like you recover money damages after getting injured by the negligent actions of individuals or large corporations. What makes McCready Law different from other construction worker injury law firms is the fact that we have extensive experience litigating claims, a process that will get you so much more compared to if you were to go into negotiations with the insurance company, which is common practice for most injury firms. In addition to having a bilingual staff (hablamos Espanol), all claims are handled on contingency fee basis, which is a fancy way of saying that there are NO UPFRONT FEES whatsoever during any point in the processing of your claim, as they are levied at the very end of the claim. Regardless of your current location in the country, we can help you if you’re an injured construction worker: simply call us NOW at (773) 362-2747; the call is 100% FREE.
Some of the toxic substances construction workers are exposed to include:
- Chemical solvents and acids
- Industrial cleaners
- Carbon monoxides
Installing drywall and insulation involves the use of compounds that may have benzene which has been shown to be carcinogenic. To this end, construction workers must be protected via the use of gas masks where possible, protective clothing as well as only being allowed to work in areas with sufficient ventilation.
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Exposure to toxic chemicals at construction sites may lead to the development of conditions such as lung cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, leukemia, Asbestosis, birth defects and mesothelioma. Because some of these conditions appear much later in life after prolonged exposure, many workers are not aware of how sick they could be until it is too late. If you were exposed to toxic chemicals at a construction site, please call us NOW at (773) 362-2747 to learn more about your legal options. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.