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The total of 775 construction injuries is a 5% increase from the 738 number of construction worker injuries from 2011. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, they reported that fatal work injuries from construction sites increased in 2012. Construction workers face high risk while working at construction sites. Many of these injuries and accidents are caused by construction equipment or machinery that is needed for the project at hand. However, many of these heavy industrial tools can be extremely dangerous and can cause significant injury and possibly death.
Most Common Causes of Construction Equipment Accidents
- Machinery Accident – having a body party caught in machinery
- Falling- often workers fall from high surfaces and con become seriously injured.
- Falling on the ground-tripping or falling over an object at a construction site can occur while the worker is walking around the project location.
- Hit by object- objects can fall or strike construction workers causing severe head injuries and brain damage
Typical Injuries From Heavy Construction Equipment and Machinery
- Electrical shock
- Lacerations to the face or body
- Eye Injuries
- Broken Bones
- Amputated arms or leg injuries
- Head Injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injury and Brain damage
- Neck Fractures
- Back Injuries
- Spinal cord Injuries
Lawyer For People Hurt In Heavy Construction Equipment Accidents
Construction Injury & Construction Accident - Reports and Research - Galveston County / League City
Bureau of Labor Report - Construction Equipment Accidents
Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, 2013
Fatal Occupational Injury Data and Information
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