If you work on a construction site, you’re subject to a high risk of injury. Despite working cautiously and according to best practices, many construction workers each year sustain injuries, some of which are disabling.
There are several prevalent types of construction accidents, including:
Falls are among the most common construction accidents, and construction workers that must get on the roof of a building are at a significant safety risk. Unfortunately, the absence of fall protection is a common OSHA violation, often leading construction workers to work without a harness or other fall protection system. Along with a lack of fall protection equipment, dangerous ladders, faulty equipment, and precarious scaffolding equipment can lead to falls. Responsible third parties who don’t provide the required fall protection and adhere to other safety guidelines can be held liable for injuries from a fall on the construction site. Continue reading “Most Common Types of Construction Accidents”