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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 injuries:
Did You Know? One In Four "Struck By Vehicle" Deaths Involve Construction Workers, More Than Any Other Occupation

Did you know?
One in four "struck by
vehicle" deaths involve
construction workers,
more than any other
occupation.
Large truck on its side in a trench Vehicles
Workers working on the outside of a house without wearing hardhats Falling/Flying Objects
Workers constructing a block masonry wall Constructing Masonry Walls

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