Construction accidents are one of the most common types of accidents in the United States, responsible for many injured and fatal workers each year. However, if you follow proper safety rules, these kinds of accidents can be avoided.
In fact, according to data obtained from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction accidents result in an estimated 150,000 injured workers, who often result in very serious injuries.
On the other hand, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, known by the acronym OSHA, indicates that 1 in 10 construction workers in the country is injured each year.
The dangers and risks involved in construction, especially due to the different tools and heavy machinery that are usually used in work activities, are one of the causes of the worst accidents. For this reason, knowledge of the safety rules is very important.