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The top and bottom 5 states for construction employment

August 19, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The construction unemployment rate hovered in June below 2% in 10 states, but was at a high of 6.5% in New Mexico, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by the Associated Builders and Contractors. Overall, the […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Here comes the sun: OSHA launches new program for heat safety

April 14, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Between 2011 and 2019, 344 people died from work-related heat exposure, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Roughly 42%, or 144, of those fatalities were of workers in construction, repair or cleaning. Between 2015 and 2020, […]


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Construction Posts Fourth-Straight Monthly Jobs Gain, Adding 22,000

January 7, 2022

Via: ENR

Construction employment continues to rise, as the industry added 22,000 jobs in December, the industry’s fourth monthly increase in a row, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The BLS report, released on Jan. 7, showed nearly all construction segments […]


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With Solid November Jobs Gain, Construction Workforce Nears Pre-Pandemic Level

December 3, 2021

Via: ENR

Construction’s workforce continued to expand in November, adding 31,000 jobs during the month, the Labor Dept.’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The bureau’s latest report on the nation’s employment picture, released Dec. 3, showed that the jobs gains occurred […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Construction Worker Deaths Fell Just 2% in 2017

December 19, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

After five consecutive years of increases in the number of construction worker deaths, construction industry fatalities in private industry fell 2% from 2016 to 2017, according to the 2017 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) from the Bureau of Labor […]