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Safety considerations for older employees in the construction industry

May 17, 2023


Opposed to other industries, the construction industry is made up largely of an aging workforce with the percentage of employees 50 years and older doubling from 2003 to 2020. It’s actually a major threat to the industry, as employees are “aging out” faster than they can be replaced.

Beyond that, it’s become even more important to consider new and effective safety measures for the aging population in the industry. If you’re in a leadership role, it’s essential to implement safety considerations that take age into account, so you can keep your employees safe on the job.

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