Construction is one of the most dangerous professions in the United States. Each year, one in every ten construction workers is injured on the job. Many of these workers require long-term treatment and the assistance of a workers’ compensation attorney. Over the course of a career, construction workers have a one-in-two-hundred chance that they will die on the job. Even with improved safety standards and greater oversight by OSHA and regulatory agencies, construction workers are still balancing on a knife’s edge between safety and danger.
Construction workers face dangerous work conditions every day. Falls from heights, close proximity to fast moving equipment, inadequate safety protections, […]