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Wisconsin work injury lawyersStatistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) show that approximately one out of every ten construction workers will experience a workplace injury. Worse yet, the average construction worker has a one in 200 chance of experiencing a job-related fatality over the course of a 45-year career. Why is the construction industry so dangerous, and what (if anything) can be done about it? The answer, though complex, rests within the ten most common types of construction accidents.

Most Common Types of Construction Accidents

Although there are many different subsets of construction (road construction, high rise construction, etc.), they all share the ten most common causes of death and injury. These accident types are as follows:

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Recently, firefighters spent hours trying to extinguish a fire in the Proctor & Gamble mill in Green Bay. The fire, caused by a paper machine, occurred during the middle of a workday. The fire extended into a paper dryer and the roof above the machine. The fire was finally put out around 1:30 p.m. An additional fire was reported in the dust collection tubes, which extended the operation until later into the afternoon.

Wisconsin Workplace Injury Rates

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