How common are construction accidents?

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the total number of fatal work-related injuries decreased to 4,383 in the year 2012 from 4,693 the previous year. Despite this overall decrease in fatal workplace accidents, the private construction sector saw a 5 percent increase to 775 from 738 in terms of worksite fatalities.