Although nearly anyone can suffer an injury on the job, there are certain occupations with a much higher-than-average risk for workplace injuries. Construction workers rank at the very top among these employees, with a disproportionate risk of injury every day on the job.
In Delaware, there are laws that protect workers from on-the-job injuries, and there are options for getting compensation to pay for medical bills and missed days at work. Construction workers are particularly in need of these protections. The Bureau of Labor Statistics noted that construction is the most dangerous industry in the United States.