Following the late-winter cold spell and heavy snowfalls -- several feet in some areas in Pennsylvania -- readers may want to spare a thought for workers who earn their livelihoods by working outdoors. While being out in nature has its benefits in other seasons, some jobs can be life threatening in the winter.
Working in construction comes with more than its fair share of risks. Individuals employed in the field are subjected to a large number of inherent dangers. It's always important to follow safety procedures, but unfortunately, accidents still happen. These are the most common injuries on construction sites and what you need to know about who may be held responsible.