An important step in many new construction projects is the demolition of old structures. The process of demolition is often necessary to make room for new construction, but this process can be very dangerous. Demolitions that are not properly planned can result in serious injury to construction workers and people near the demolition. No matter how large or small the demolition may be, proper planning and care should be taken before demolition occurs.
If you or someone you love has been injured while on or near a construction site, you know the damage these injuries can cause. It is important that you receive the compensation you deserve for your experience. Please contact the Iowa construction site injury lawyers at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., by calling (515) 705-0233 for more information on your legal rights.
Dangers of Demolition
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulates how demolitions must be performed. A great deal of demolition safety lies in proper planning before demolition occurs. Because of the dangerous nature of this step in a construction project, proper planning is crucial to the safety of every person involved in the process.
The following safety steps are important to keep in mind in a demolition situation to prevent unnecessary and dangerous injury to workers and those nearby:
- Shutting off all utilities before demolition
- Ensuring that any falling objects are well-contained
- Ensuring the structural integrity of the demolition site
- Protecting the surrounding area from falling objects
If you have been injured on or near a construction site, you deserve compensation for your medical bills and other expenses. Please contact the Iowa construction site injury lawyers at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., by calling (515) 705-0233 today for more information.