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What Safety Gear Should Be At Every Construction Site?

September 24, 2022
Construction safety equipment

A broad range of hazards exists in all construction sites in New York, from falling objects to sharp objects, noise, chemicals, flying sparks, and other potentially hazardous and deadly situations. This is why the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and state law requires employers to protect their employees from hazards that can result in injuries.

At the very least, employers in the construction industry must provide the following safety gear or personal protective equipment to their employees:

In addition, employers must provide workers with proper instruction and adequate training on the protective equipment to be used to help ensure maximum protection. They are also required to maintain and regularly inspect the protective equipment to ensure that they’re in proper working condition.

Connect With a Seasoned Brooklyn Construction Accident Attorney Now

Employers have a legal duty to ensure that their employees have a healthy and safe workplace. Failing to ensure their employees’ safety and provide proper safety gear for workers can make the employer liable for accidents in the workplace. If you’ve been hurt in a construction site accident, please get in touch with the seasoned Brooklyn construction accident attorney of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman.

We will investigate your case and determine the possible sources of compensation for the losses you incurred due to your injuries. Dial 347-822-3937 or reach us online to arrange your free case evaluation with our Brooklyn construction accident attorney.