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Construction industry confronting job hazards with smart technology and cutting-edge PPE

November 16, 2022


Construction work remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States in 2022. Potential hazards abound, from falling objects to dangers involving footing, balance, and the inability to adequately see and hear. Most job sites are replete with electrical tools and heavy machinery, which greatly increases the potential for on-the-job accidents, especially when proper precautions are not adhered to.

The most typical types of dangers associated with job site construction include, airborne material exposure, slipping or tripping on concrete surfaces, struck by incidents (including a vehicle, a falling object, a projectile or any facsimile thereof), scaffold and ladder related injuries and burns.

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