What Is the Most Common Type of Construction Accident?

Construction accidents are very common, and often result in serious injuries. In comparison to employees in other industries, construction workers face greater risks of sustaining on the job injuries. Most construction site accidents can be avoided if construction contractors, as well as others use proper safety procedures when working on a job site. Failure to perform these procedures may be grounds for a construction accident lawsuit.

Common accidents on construction sites:

  • Accidents during scaffolding
  • Falls from roofs or ladders
  • Defective equipment/machines – example is failure of lifting equipment
  • Forklift truck accidents
  • Compressed gases accidents
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Welding accidents
  • Trench collapses
  • Crane accidents
  • Power tool accidents
  • Holes in flooring

Hire an experienced Bronx construction accident attorney

If you or a loved one have been involved in any of the accidents listed above, or have suffered serious injury on a construction site, contact our Bronx construction accident attorneys today. Attorney Fatos Dervishi is an experienced fighter. He will uphold your rights and hold the negligent parties accountable.



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