Common Types of Accidents – The Construction Industry

Despite improvements to workplace safety, the construction industry remains a potentially dangerous profession. 80,000 workers suffered from work-related ill health each year (LFS) There were 30 fatal injuries to workers in 2016/17 (RIDDOR) and 64,000 non-fatal injuries to workers each year (LFS) The vast majority of construction fatalities were caused by falls from a height.…