Construction Accident Statistics

Construction is one of the most dangerous professions in America; but it doesn’t have to be.

With the proper safety measures and equipment in place, construction can be completed in a safe and efficient manner. Unfortunately, many employers neglect their duty to keep the workforce safe from hazardous situations.

These are just some of the statistics that are helping us measure construction accidents:

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Construction Accident Statistics

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  • 6% of America’s work force is in the construction industry
  • 7 million people are working on US construction sites every day
  • 4,836 – the total number of workers killed in (CY 2015)
  • 937 – total number of construction workers killed in (CY 2015)
  • 344 – the number of workers killed in California (CY 2015)
  • More construction accidents happen in California than any other state – except Texas
  • 39% of all fatal construction accidents were falls
  • Fall protection – the most frequently cited violation (OSHA)

The Barnes Firm’s Best Construction Accident Lawyers Are Here To Help

If you or a loved one has suffered from a construction injury, call us now or contact us online.

Our best construction accident lawyers have helped thousands of injured workers recover significant compensation after a workplace accident, and we’ll help you go over your legal options for FREE so you can be confident you’re making the right choice to help move your life forward.

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