It is an unfortunate fact that every year thousands of construction employees are injured on the job.
According to OSHA’s reports, the leading cause of serious injury and even deaths on construction sites are falls, strikes from objects, electrocutions, and accidents involving equipment or construction materials.
These account for nearly 5,000 fatalities every year. While some of these accidents are unavoidable, many are due to a lack of proper construction safety training programs and implementation.
Clearly, many of the most common fatalities and injuries can be avoided with better safety training and enforcement.
However, many construction companies are currently lacking when it comes to effective safety training.
In an effort to cut costs, many cut corners with construction safety programs (...)