According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately one in five of all fatal workplace accidents occur in the construction industry. This extraordinarily high rate of deaths on construction sites highlights how dangerous the industry is. But why is the construction industry so dangerous for its workers, and what can be done to limit this risk?
There is no industry that results in more on-the-job injuries than construction. Unfortunately, many of these injuries might not happen if only construction contractors and site owners followed appropriate safety procedures. Here are seven common safety violations on construction sites that you should be on the lookout for: Failure to provide safety equipment One of … Read more