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Nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation on any given day. The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average in this category for all industries.
How dangerous is the construction industry really?
Which type of construction is the most dangerous?
(The average percentage of deaths per construction type)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has compiled a series of great resources regarding worker safety, including: