Infographic: The ‘Fatal 4’ of Construction Accidents

The number of construction worker deaths has dropped significantly since 1970, but the Occupational Health and Safety Administration says construction is still the deadliest private industry in the U.S. According to OSHA, half of the 775 deaths in 2012 construction accidents resulted from just four kinds of accidents, including falls and electrocutions. This infographic from Viewpoint breaks down the problem, and highlights which type of construction is the most dangerous.

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