Henderson, NV (June 1, 2022) – Multiple persons were injured during an industrial mishap at the under-construction Las Vegas Aces practice facility in Henderson.
On Friday, May 27, shortly before 5:00 p.m., the structure collapsed along Raiders Way and Executive Terminal Drive in Henderson. The Henderson Fire Department said that a technical rescue team was summoned to the site in response to a reported industrial accident. Five persons were transferred to a hospital with differing injuries, all of various severity, according to HFD.
The Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration has verified that they are also conducting an investigation into the accident at the Aces training facility. According to Nevada OSHA, four to five workers were involved in the incident. Nevada OSHA said that authorities were deployed to perform an inspection but were unable to provide more information at this time.
Our best wishes and hopes for a full recovery are with all injured victims involved in this workplace accident.
Nevada Work Accidents Causing Injuries
In Nevada, private sector employers reported about 30,000 injuries and illnesses on the job in 2020. According to statistics given by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this resulted in an incidence rate of around 3.2% per 100 full-time equivalent employees. There are several reasons for industrial injuries and fatalities, including chemical exposure, electrical shocks, construction accidents, and defective equipment. Among the leading causes of these occupational injuries include, but are not limited to:
- Slip-and-fall occurrences
- Being struck by defective or malfunctioning equipment
- Incidents caused by equipment failure
- Repetitive motion that often results in eventual human error or safety code violations
Those afflicted by workplace accidents always face financial hardships, long-term physical ailments or chronic health problems, and mental anguish. Tragically, when these victims pass away, their loved ones may find themselves in an extraordinarily difficult situation. In addition to mourning the abrupt death of a loved one, families must sometimes bear excessive medical and funeral costs. However, if you or a loved one were injured or killed in a workplace accident, you may have legal alternatives moving forward. If you have been impacted by one of these terrible situations, please contact a Nevada personal injury accident lawyer as soon as possible.
With the guidance of an experienced Eric Roy Law Firm Nevada wrongful death attorney, you have possible legal remedies. At Eric Roy Law Firm, you may chat with one of our Henderson workplace accident lawyers whenever it is most convenient for you. Our purpose is to comprehend your goals and surpass your expectations, so you can be confident that we will provide prompt and effective legal services.
In addition to organizing a tailored session and lunch with each client, we also adapt our recommendations to your particular need. We recognize how sensitive this time is for you and your family, and we will be by your side every step of the process to provide the compassion you need. Our devoted legal team has fought for victims and their families for years. Please call us at 702-423-3333 so that we can promptly arrange your free consultation.
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