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Fall protection regulations for Illinois workers

Workers in Illinois can be seriously injured in a variety of ways on a worksite. Construction workers, in particular, are at great risk for workplace accidents. These accidents include falls. Falling from great heights, falling off equipment or falling into a hole can result in serious injuries for workers. It is important for workers to take specific fall protection precautions in order to reduce the risk of workplace falls. It is up to the employer to put these safety precautions in place.

Illinois construction worker killed in 12 foot fall

Many Illinois residents understand that construction work can be dangerous. Construction workers put their lives on the line in order to build and maintain infrastructure in Illinois. Without construction workers, many people would not have their homes, places of work or safe roadways.

Know how to respond when a driver fails to yield

Drivers throughout Illinois have the legal responsibility to follow the rules of the road. When drivers fail to follow these rules serious accidents can occur. Not only are these accidents dangerous to the negligent driver, but they are dangerous to everyone on the roadway. Many precautions have been put in place in order to try to prevent accidents in Illinois. Some of these precautions include protections at intersections. Whether it's a red light or stop sign, traffic control devices help to ensure that everyone understands their right-of-way.

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