Construction site accidents affect thousands of American workers annually. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 5,000 workers were killed on the job in 2016. That amounts to 99 worker deaths per week, or 14 each day. Of those fatalities, one in five occurred in construction.
We’ve all been there: Driving along the highway, feeling pretty comfortable until a semi-truck approaches in the other lane. There’s a moment of feeling unsettled, maybe even afraid.
Because we all know — if that truck were to crash, it would do some serious damage.