Falls are among the harmful accidents that sometimes occur at construction sites. It is pretty common for construction workers to being doing work from heights. This includes things like roof work, working from scaffolding and working from ladders. Suffering falls when doing such work can expose construction workers to major harm. In 2016, falls to a lower level were behind over a third of construction worker deaths in the United States.
One of the biggest mistakes California workers can make after an injury is not talking to the right people afterwards. Failure to discuss these matters with the correct contacts means your employer's insurance company can deny you the compensation you deserve. You might have to delay any preparations you were making for vacations or your child's college education as a result.