If you or a loved one works on a construction site, you may be faced daily with hazardous situations. Beware of these four common construction site accidents that could happen to you.
- •Falls from high places like ladders, scaffolding, and roofs.
- •Machinery accidents where a person’s body part gets caught or crushed.
- •Dangerous flying objects and debris dropped from high places or expelled from machinery.
- •Vehicle crashes from fork lifts, delivery vans, and other motorized equipment.
Be sure your work site is safe and report any unsafe issues to your supervisor right away. Knowing what can hurt you is half the battle of avoiding it. You have the right to a safe work environment.