Over the course of history, we have built many incredible structures, from the great pyramids of Egypt to the sprawling Great Wall of China or the towering 830m high Burj Khalifa in Dubai, all of which fell victim to their share of accidental incidents during construction. While most modern building sites are usually much safer than in times of old, accidents and injuries can and will still happen from time to time.
In particular, there were several recent reports of accidents throughout the construction of the 2022 FIFA world cup stadiums built in Qatar. This prompted the team here at Accident Claims Advice to have a look back through history and see what building projects, unfortunately, fell victim to accidents and casualties throughout their construction. Check out the infographic below (click to enlarge).