Richmond, VA (August 3, 2020) – This past Friday, an industrial work accident occurred in Richmond that sent one individual to the hospital with injuries.
The incident occurred on 10th Street between streets Broad and Marshall on Friday morning, July 31 on a Virginia Commonwealth University project site. According to a Richmond firefighter who was present at the scene, a piece of rebar fell on a worker, sending them to a nearby medical center.
The injured worker, who remains unidentified, was transported to VCU Medical Center to be treated for injuries of an unknown magnitude. The incident remains under investigation by local authorities who are still gathering details about the circumstances of the accident.
No further information has been disclosed regarding this incident.
Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this injury accident.
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Virginia Workplace Accidents
Workplace accidents in Virginia and across the United States take place a lot more often than one might think. Thousands of people sustain injuries each year in these sudden and often catastrophic accidents. On average, there are approximately 5,000 fatal workplace accidents that take place each year. In 2016, there were 5,190 fatal workplace accidents that occurred nationwide. In Virginia that same year, there were 153 people who lost their lives in accidents at work. On average, fatal Virginia workplace accidents take place about 120 times per year.
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