Construction is one of the largest industries in Florida. As a high risk industry, it ranks third in the nation for injury caused deaths. For every 100,000 workers in the construction industry, 15 die due to job related injuries.
Despite stringent safety standards and regulations, Florida construction workers face high risks of job injury every day. Employers, contractors, architects, manufacturers and property owners may be held liable for injuries or wrongful deaths sustained at a construction site.
Construction site hazards that result in death or serious injury are:
• Scaffolding Accidents
• Construction Site Falls
• Machinery Accidents
• Carbon and Crane Accidents
• Forklift Construction Materials
• Nail Gun Accidents
• Pedestrian Injuries
• Hazardous Gases and Materials
• Welding, Cutting and Brazing Accidents