As this blog often notes, accidents can happen at any kind of workplace, and they can injure even the most experienced employees. The workers' compensation system provides a way for injured workers to pay for medical expenses and other costs after an accident. In the event of a fatal accident, workers' compensation benefits can help the worker's family.
The machinery that construction workers in Massachusetts use in their projects can dig deep holes in the earth, lift huge beams and drag tons of bricks anywhere they are needed. Sadly, they also seriously injure, even kill workers sometimes.