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Common Types of Construction Site Accidents
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Every construction worker at some point has been warned of the “Fatal Four” ─ falls, electrocution, being struck by an object, or being caught in/under objects. These are the most common types of construction accidents that account for a majority of fatalities.
However, the potential for injury on a construction site is significant and can be caused by many different types of accidents. Some of the common types include:
- Falls from heights: Construction injuries often involve the use of scaffolding and ladders, and when workers fall from one level to another, they can suffer extremely serious injuries.
- Falls on the same level: Those who are working at ground level can suffer gravity-related injuries in trip-and-fall or slip-and-fall accidents.
- Electrocution: Workers could be shocked due to unsafe equipment or tools, unsafe grounding of electrical sys