For trench workers, few things are as concerning as the possibility of a trench collapse. The weight of dirt and stone is far greater than many people realize -- up to 3,000 pounds per cubic yard, according to Safety and Health Magazine -- but workers are well aware of this danger. They know that a collapse can cause fatal injuries in mere seconds.
Depending on the type of brain injury you suffer from, it can have all manner of negative impacts on your health and your life. Some people struggle with their memory, their mobility and their emotional state. Even within these common areas, the specific issues someone suffers can vary dramatically from person to person.