Two construction workers were hurt in a fall from a scaffolding in Charlotte on Friday. The men were injured in a 20 foot fall. The construction accident happened at a new home that is being built on Lederer Ave. "They were working on the outside of the house when for whatever reason the wooden scaffolding gave way."The workers had non-life threatening injuries and were able to talk to the...
A survey released in November show that workplace injuries in Minnesota decreased by 3.6 percent in 2004 - this after an 8.3 percent decrease in 2003. The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) examined the records of nearly 5,000 private and public-sector employers for the 2004 data.According to the DOLI website:A total of 105,500 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were...
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