Virtually every type of maritime worker is at risk of sustaining a back injury given the dangerous nature of offshore drilling and other work at sea. A worker may experience a serious back injury due to repeated heavy lifting or a single fall. Unfortunately, many back injuries are caused by employer negligence. There are specific steps that a maritime employer can take to help workers on offshore rigs and vessels avoid back injuries.
-Better safety equipment.
–Reducing fall hazards.
–Reducing weight loads.
If you or a loved one has suffered an offshore maritime injury, it is very important that you contact a highly skilled, offshore maritime injury lawyer immediately. Learn about your legal rights from an experienced offshore maritime injury attorney by filling out our free, no obligation case review form located on this web site.