Tag: construction falls

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

1,499 stop work orders issued in NYC construction sweep

September 23, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Falls on worksites are a national problem. Out of 1,102 construction fatalities in 2019, 401 resulted from falls, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The problem is even more pronounced in New York City, where since 2015, construction falls […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Weekly toll: Three weeks of death on the job

December 4, 2018


Excuse the length of this depressing exercise, but I’ve been away for a couple of weeks and unlike me, workplace death takes no vacation. The usual falls, machinery deaths, vehicle accidents. Also several sanitation workers lost their lives over the […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Fall hazards in construction on display at Florida worksite

December 9, 2016


OSHA inspectors in Ocala, Florida looked up, and saw employees of D.R. Horton Inc. – one of the nation’s largest homebuilders , installing roofing sheathing without benefit of fall protection. That inspection, which was conducted under agency’s Regional Emphasis Program […]