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How Construction Inspection Software Enhances Safety Compliance

September 15, 2023

Via: ENR

If you’ve ever seen one of those movie-sized OSHA posters, you know the dizzying amount of rules and regulations that construction sites must adhere to in order to be safe. It makes sense, as construction sites continue to rank among the most hazardous working environments. Construction accounts for 21% of all US worker deaths, with an additional 169,200 injuries per year. These injuries can become a vicious cycle; one injury may cause an outage for a team member, which threatens construction timelines, so the remaining team works faster and accidentally overlooks safety issues, leading to increased risk of injury. Every year in the construction industry alone, poor safety results in over $12 billion in lost production, workers compensation, and lost income.

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