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Worker recently killed in North Carolina construction accident

Victims of construction accidents, and their families, have a variety of options on their side when harmed in a construction accident. A construction worker was recently killed approximately an hour southeast of the Asheville area. The victim worked for a construction company and had been employed by the construction company for just shy of ten years. According to the co-owner of the company the victim worked for, he was running a machine and was thrown from it. A fellow employee found the victim who failed to respond and was pronounced dead by emergency personnel shortly after they arrived at the scene. Though the victim's family was contacted, they did not wish to comment. The construction accident is currently under investigation by authorities.

5 steps to insure safety at the construction site

Construction workers in North Carolina and throughout the country are important to the nation's economy. Because many operate dangerous machinery and work in hard-to-reach places, the risk of accidents is great. In fact, about 150,000 construction accidents occur annually, with 824 construction-related deaths taking place in 2013, according to a recent report.

Construction worker killed by falling beam

Regardless of position or place of employment, any employee can be the victim of a workplace accident. Truck drivers, office workers and medical professionals are all prone to suffer certain types of work-related accidents and injuries ranging from repetitive motion injuries to those sustained from falls or heavy lifting. Some professions are definitely more dangerous than others and employees who work within the construction industry are often exposed to a variety of potentially dangerous scenarios on a daily basis.

Construction worker killed by falling beam

Regardless of position or place of employment, any employee can be the victim of a workplace accident. Truck drivers, office workers and medical professionals are all prone to suffer certain types of work-related accidents and injuries ranging from repetitive motion injuries to those sustained from falls or heavy lifting. Some professions are definitely more dangerous than others and employees who work within the construction industry are often exposed to a variety of potentially dangerous scenarios on a daily basis.

Construction worker killed in trench collapse

Construction workers are often forced to perform work-related duties in dangerous settings or in close proximity to heavy and moving machinery. Such dangerous conditions often result in construction workers being involved in work accidents that result in severe or even fatal injuries.

Construction worker killed in trench collapse

Construction workers are often forced to perform work-related duties in dangerous settings or in close proximity to heavy and moving machinery. Such dangerous conditions often result in construction workers being involved in work accidents that result in severe or even fatal injuries.

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