A Common Work Injury In Bakken Oil Field

A work injury is especially common throughout Bakken oil field. A lot of construction takes place throughout the area, and according to OSHA, there is what is known as the “fatal four.” Knowing what these are will help you to take some extra precautions and know how to proceed if you or a loved one has been injured at work.

Falls

It is relatively easy to fall, whether it is off of a rig or anything else. This is not always going to be your fault, either. There could be faulty equipment or there could be negligence in terms of maintaining the site.

Electrocutions

While you would like to think that electrocution can be avoided, many times they are not. According to OSHA, it is one of the most common reasons for injury and death at a construction site.

Struck By Object

There are a lot of moving parts throughout a construction site, particularly in Bakken oil field. You may not always be able to see what is coming, and there may be a lack of protective equipment. If you are struck by an object, it can cause a significant amount of damage and you want to make sure that you get the care needed.

Caught in/Between

Various objects are constantly in motion throughout a construction site. Many injuries and deaths have occurred because of being caught in or in between these objects.

If you experience a work injury, it is important to seek legal representation. This will make it easier to fight for the financial compensation that you deserve.

Contact Odegaard Braukmann Law to schedule a free consultation.

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