June 12, 2020 | Construction Accidents
The table saw is one of the most widely-used power tools on many construction projects, something that workers have probably used thousands and thousands of times. This can make it feel less dangerous or less risky than it actually is.
The truth, though, is that a table saw is exceedingly dangerous and a single mistake can lead to life-long disfigurement. Just ask professional rock climber Tommy Caldwell, who accidentally amputated his own finger — a catastrophic injury for someone who makes his living climbing stone faces.
Here are a few tips to help construction workers, who also rely heavily on their hands for their income, avoid this same type of issue:
These tips do help, but workplace accidents still happen. Those who suffer serious, potentially life-changing injuries must know what legal options they have.