How often do construction site accidents occur on private property?

How often do construction site accidents occur on private property?

Construction Site Accidents Occur On Private Property?

Surprisingly, more than 50% of all construction-related deaths take place on private property during alteration and repair work. These jobs are considered low risk, so less safety and health measures are taken. Construction jobs employ approximately 6% of U.S. workers, but 17% of the fatalities - the largest percentage of fatalities reported for any industry sector. In 2014, the United States had 4,679 fatal occupational injuries, with an incidence rate of 3.3 per 100,000 full-time employed workers. In that same year, fatal work injuries in construction and extraction occupations increased by 5%.

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