Crane accidents and scaffolding fall accidents are by no means the only types of construction accidents necessitating construction site negligence litigation. There are a multitude of other types of construction accidents including but not limited to: operator equipment accident, exploding compressors, ladder mishaps, welding accidents, cutting accidents, building collapse, structural failures, forklift accidents, nail gun incidents and building collapse. Other types of Rhode Island construction mishaps include a trench collapse, crane and lift accidents as well as structural collapses.
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The statistics establish that construction is one of the most hazardous commercial and industrial activities. In order for a site to be safe for construction workers management must give careful attention to safety measures. The most predominate types of these types of deadly construction accidents are falls, workers being struck by objects (falling, or swinging),as well as electrocutions. According to OSHA, “Out of 4,386 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2014, 899 or 20.5% were in construction-that is, one in five worker deaths last year were in construction.” https://www.osha.gov/oshstats/commonstats.html