As an older American, slip and fall accidents pose a significant risk to your health and well-being. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that falls are the leading cause of injury and death for older Americans. More than 27,000 older Americans die from falls each year.
Many people consider construction work to be one of the most dangerous jobs because of the numerous dangers workers face every day. This is certainly the case for road construction workers in North Carolina who have to contend with heavy construction equipment, flying debris and oftentimes narrow work areas next to busy roadways, just to name a few dangers.