Construction workers face accident risks not found in many other occupations. They face risks of falling from scaffolding and ladders as well as the risk of being burned or electrocuted due to working with heavy machinery, to name a couple of ever-present dangers.
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According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction workers experience a rate of injury and illness that is higher than the national average. About 150,000 construction site accident injuries are reported every year, according to the BLS.
The following are examples of accidents and hazards on a construction site: