Whether on construction and road building sites, farms, or other types of job sites, skip loaders are intensely used to move materials from one location to another. These versatile machines feature easy maneuverability and compact design but have the potential to be very dangerous and can cause serious workplace accidents. Improper loading, such as by an inexperienced or careless loader operator, can be brutally destructive. In order to avoid skip loader accidents, employers are required to assess risks and take practical measures to protect the safety and health of their employees.

A well-designed job, supported by a well-designed worksite allows workers to avoid these types of severe injuries:

Skip loaders put workers and bystanders at risk of rollover and run-over incidents and have features that expose them to other risks of injury. Common types of accidents involve:

At John M. O’Brien & Associates, we have hands-on experience in settling and litigating construction accident cases. Contact our firm to schedule a free consultation with an experienced attorney who has the compassion, skill, and experience to seek justice on your behalf.

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