Tag: construction hazards

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Construction’s toll on workers

March 2, 2020


During a 45-year career, there is a one in 200 chance that a construction worker will die from a work-related incident. That’s a pretty scary statistic. In addition, one in every 10 construction personnel is injured annually, according to OSHA,1 […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

The other fatal 4: report warns of less-considered major construction health hazards

June 27, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Ask anyone familiar with construction hazards, and you’ll likely hear about those on OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations annual list or the agency’s Fatal Four — falls, struck-by incidents, electrocutions and caught-in-between accidents. The danger of falls, in particular, has […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

1 million square feet of worker safety in Atlanta

June 28, 2017


Approximately 4,000 construction workers are about to be a little bit safer, due to a partnership formed recently between the Georgia Institute of Technology Onsite Safety and Health Consultation Program, Holder Construction Co., Associated General Contractors of Georgia Inc. and […]

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 […]