Injured construction workers are often eligible to collect workers' compensation benefits. They can obtain medical care and in addition, injured workers may be able to obtain:
- Disability pay -Injured workers may qualify for different types of disability pay, temporary total disability, temporary partial disability, permanent total disability and permanent partial disability.
- Injured workers may qualify for two types of rehabilitation benefits, physical and vocational.
- Death benefits: If an employee suffers an injury at work or while performing job-related work and dies from that injury, the employee's surviving family members may be entitled to death benefits.