Knafo Law Offices

The U.S. Department of Labor published the following statistics regarding construction accidents for the calendar year 2003:

  • In 2003 there were 155,420 construction related accidents, of which 152,260 were men and 3,150 were women.

  • Workers between the ages of 25 and 34 were the most likely to be injured

  • Most injuries to workers cause construction workers to miss more than 31 days of work

  • Construction workers injure their trunks and backs more frequently than any other part of the body, followed by legs, arms and combined injuries.

  • Construction parts and materials cause the most injuries involving outside sources (33,840), but falls (34,330) and contact with equipment (54,230) make up the other most common injuries.

  • One out of every 10 construction workers will suffer some form of injury this year.

If you have been injured while at work prompt reporting is necessary. Report the incident to your employer as soon as possible.

If you were injured at work, call a Reading PA Construction Accident lawyer. If you were involved in an Reading PA accident or Berks County accident, it is important to protect your legal rights.  Review the "10 Rules to follow if you are in an accident" instructions provided.  Then call a Reading PA injury lawyer and Reading PA Accident attorney who's firm handles Berks County accident cases with neck and cervical injuries.
If you or a loved one was injured while at work, it is important to protect your legal rights.  Call a Reading PA Accident Construction lawyer and Reading PA Construction Accident attorney who's firm handles Berks County construction accident injuries resulting in injury or death.

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