Construction is a laborious and an unpredictably dangerous industry. It demands long hours and it is physically exhausting. Construction projects are often a massive undertaking and usually there’s a lot happening on on-site. When left unchecked, accidents are bound to happen. Here’s a list of the most common construction site accidents and injuries and how they can affect your workers and your infrastructure project in the long run. Slips and falls Falls are one of the most common types of construction injuries. Workers are often required to work at dizzying heights, on scaffolding, ladders, cranes, and other heights. Falling from these heights often result in lengthy injuries and sometimes, death. As the contracting company, you are responsible for protecting your workers.Every construction company is advised to ensure that all ladders, scaffolding, and other height hazards receive regular maintenance. Failure to comply makes the business liable for any on-site injuries.Construction sites are also prone to tripping accidents. It’s common to encounter uneven ground, open holes, tools, cords, wires, and slippery areas on a construction site. If left lying around, workers, and even nearby pedestrians, may be at risk of slipping, falling, and injuring themselves.Make sure your scaffolding is installed properly and have sufficient guardrails wherever necessary. As an extra precaution, equip your workers with safety climbing gear like harnesses and rope grabs.