Though there are many safety regulations in the construction industry, accidents still happen. Whether these are due to bad luck or negligence, the factors that caused an injury must be investigated and addressed. Here are a few of the most common injuries construction workers experience.
As one of OSHA’s “fatal four,” falls are made up of two categories: surface-level and from a height. Falling is the number one cause of fatalities in construction. Areas without protective ledges, like roofs and scaffolding, pose the biggest threat to worker safety.