Construction workers have an important role in society. They provide safe buildings, bridges, and roadways. Sadly, construction laborers ranked 12 on Time Magazine's top 25 most dangerous jobs in 2014. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, establishes a set of laws and regulations every year to protect the lives of workers, but work accidents seem inevitable.
While firefighters expect to put their lives at risk for others in dangerous situations, Bridgeton Workers' Compensation Lawyers state that their jobs are having an unexpected impact on them. While a firefighter may appear completely uninjured after helping a family out of a house fire, it is very possible that they had been exposed to any number of carcinogens. Studies in recent years have shown the fires themselves are not the deadliest thing firefighters face. Many must pay an unexpected price for their actions in the form of a debilitating disease.