Protect Yourself From New York Chemical Construction Accidents

5 Steps You Can Take to Prevent New York Chemical Construction Accident Injuries

Paul Hofmann
Specializes in personal injury, with emphasis on maritime, railroad and construction worker tort claims

When a chemical accident happens on your construction site you may have only minutes to react. What you do, or don’t do, in those first few minutes could have a significant impact on who is injured or killed. Accordingly, it is important to know what to do if there is a chemical accident at your construction site, and it is important to know how to contact an experienced New York construction injury lawyer if you are hurt, or if you lost a loved one, in a construction chemical accident.

How to Prevent Chemical Construction Injuries and Fatalities

Employers should take the necessary steps to develop plans to train construction workers about how to work with chemicals and how to manage chemical accidents. In order to prevent accidents, it is important for you and workers on your construction site to know:

  • How to safely use and store chemicals.
  • How to safely dispose of chemicals
  • What to do if a chemical spills.
  • What to do if a chemical comes into contact with anyone.
  • How to use personal protective equipment.

These five steps could help protect you from serious injuries including burns, respiratory diseases and other conditions caused by chemical exposure.

How to Contact an Experienced New York Construction Injury Attorney for Help

Sometimes, despite your diligent work and earnest precautions, a New York chemical construction accident will happen at your job site. If you have been hurt, or if you have lost a loved one, then it is important to get the help that you need by contacting an experienced New York construction accident lawyer today at 1-800-362-9329 or by filling out the contact information on this website.

Our New York construction accident attorneys want you to know that you have rights. Please download a free copy of our publication, Hurt in a Construction Accident? You’re Not Alone , to learn more.