When you think of all the injuries that can arise from the use of heavy equipment, what comes to mind? Chances are good that forklift accidents are not foremost in your mind.
All eyes have been on a strip of highway near Florida International University since a tragic bridge collapse occurred there on a recent Thursday. When construction workers' accidents like this one occur, preliminary investigations often lead to more questions than answers. One construction employee who was working on the bridge at the time says he remembers hearing a cracking sound, which caused him to rush to lock his safety harness in place.