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Scaffolding Injuries

Scaffolding Injuries And Construction Accidents In Philadelphia

Annual research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed that the year 2010 saw about 5,701 construction work injuries through all fields, including construction of residential and non-residential buildings. The BLS also reports that Pennsylvania is one of 28 states that saw an increase in workplace accidents from 2009 to 2010. From year to year, one of the most consistent causes of construction worker injuries and fatalities has been falling from roofs, scaffolding, ladders, or other equipment.

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