Cause and Prevention of Fatal Construction Accidents by Mark Dacanay

Although there is a decrease in the number of fatalities in the construction industry, it still has the highest number of deaths compared to any other industries in the private sector.

There are constant dangers that surround workers and one mistake can lead to a fatal construction accidents.

The most common fatal construction accidents are:

Falls from different levels or elevated heights such as roofs

Struck by nail

Explosion because of improper use and storage of explosive devices and chemicals

Crashed by falling wall

Struck by falling object

Trench cave in

Crushed by malfunctioning machi