No matter how dedicated a construction worker is to safety, worksite accidents can and do occur. Equipment and safety systems fail, or supervisors don’t exercise their responsibility to keep employees safe. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help if you were injured in a construction site accident. We always work to reach a fair settlement, so you get the compensation you deserve.
Construction Accident Statistics
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, one in ten construction workers are injured each year. In 2016, one in five worker deaths was in construction, or 991 individuals. Nearly 64% of these fatalities were caused by falls, impacts by objects, electrocution, or being caught in-between equipment, structures, or materials.
The most common accident job sites include: