Tag: fall fatalities

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Robust equipment, safety plan upgrades key to reducing fall fatalities

May 12, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Construction managers don’t have a silver bullet approach at their disposal to prevent onsite falls. Instead, protective gear needs to fit the unique scenarios and structural considerations for each specific jobsite, according to speakers at a recent webinar hosted by […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Construction fall fatalities still highest among all industries: What more can we do?

April 11, 2019


Falls are the leading cause of construction-worker fatalities, accounting for one-third of on-the-job deaths in the industry. In 2017, there were 366 fall fatalities out of 971 total fatalities in construction. According to the CPWR, from 2011-2015, 61% of fatal […]