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Slip and Fall Construction Injuries: What You Need to Know

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Hundreds of thousands of people are injured by slip/trip and fall accidents in the workplace each year, and hundreds die from them. These accidents harm both the worker and the employer with worker's compensation and medical expenses costing around 70 billion annually. That number doesn't cover the mental and emotional distress that many victims feel for years after they are hurt. Most industries suffer from these accidents, but construction has more than its share of workers injured in this way. In fact, falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. In 2017 alone, there were 366 fatal falls and thousands of falls leading to injury. Slip/trip and falls are a unique challenge...

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