Construction's Fatal Four: Avoid These Deadly Jobsite Accidents With Proper Safety Training
Learn the four most common causes of fatal injuries on construction sites, and how to avoid them.
Each day in the United States, an average of two construction workers die and thousands more are seriously injured on the job, most often from accidents that could be avoided by following proper safety procedures. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has identified the 'Fatal Four' causes of these accidents: falls, falling objects, electrocution and begin caught in or caught between equipment with moving parts. Other hazards include inhalation of harmful substances, transportation incidents, fires and slips.
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