Construction is widely-known as one of the most dangerous industries for employees. Contractors, subcontractors, and laborers are all at risk of sustaining extremely significant injuries, some fatal. Extensive research has revealed the overwhelmingly high number of fatalities in this hazardous work environment as well as what causes these fatalities.
The following are the fatal four accidents in construction:
- Being struck by a falling object – Improperly stacked materials, faulty beams, or swinging objects can easily strike and injure a nearby employee.
- Electrical hazards – Exposure to high-voltage shocks can lead to dangerous injuries such as electrocution, fibrillation of the heart, burns, and more.
- Falls – If you slip in a puddle or on a slippery surface, you may severely injure your head, brain, or spine. Falling off high floor or lift is also extremely dangerous and often results in broken bones, at the least.
- Being caught in between objects – Sometimes, miscommunication between workers or defects in machinery may result in an employee being partially or fully stuck and essentially crushed between 2 objects.
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Their ominous title reveals how devastating these injuries can be. If your loved one was a construction worker who lost his or her life due to another’s negligence, you are likely facing an onslaught of expenses while simultaneously enduring immense physical pain and emotional suffering. Attorney Bryan Caulfield is a board-certified personal injury attorney with over 25 years of experience championing on behalf of the injured and disenfranchised. Our firm is committed to holding the guilty parties responsible for what they have caused you to go through. We will apply every possible strategy to deliver you the results you deserve.
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