|Struck-by objects is another leading cuase of construction-related deaths. Approximately 75% of struck-by fatalities involve heavy equipment such
as trucks or cranes. The number of workers fatally struck by a vehicle was at a
seven-year high in 1998.
Safety and health programs must take into account the many ways struck-by
accidents can occur. The following related hazards cause the most struck-by
Did you know?
One in four "struck by
vehicle" deaths involve
more than any other