Construction Helmets and Work-related Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury. TBIs are a global public health problem and is a leading cause of injury-related death and disability [1]. While TBIs can be mild, some can be fatal or cause short- to long-term disability. Those occurring among participants in collision sports such as football are often called concussions and have been receiving increasing attention in medical literature [2] and the media. A common occupational injury, TBI occurring at work is