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Construction Accidents: Types of Injuries

The field of construction involves some of the most dangerous kind of work you will find in the US workplace. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 775 fatal work injuries in the private construction sector in 2012, which represents a 5 percent increase from 2011. Construction work fatalities account for 17.6 percent of the 4,383 workplace fatalities across the private sector in 2012.

These numbers reflect the incredibly high level of risk construction worksites pose. And because of that unusually high level of risk, developers and construction firms bare a high level of responsibility to maintain their sites with the highest possible safety standards.
These are among the most common types of injuries suffered on construction sites.

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