A look inside the numbers at why some specialty contractors, including electrical professionals, have a heightened risk when it comes to construction injuries and fatalities.

The new BLS data on injuries and fatalities are a reminder that construction is inherently dangerous work. Read between the lines — construction work likely growing in an expanding, infrastructure-focused economy; job sites packed with more, but fewer experienced workers; compressed project timelines – and it’s easy to see construction becoming a hotbed of occupational injury statistics.


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