An Easy Way to Curb the Atrocious Amount of On Site Fatalities

Written by News Channel 2 on September 2nd, 2013. Posted in Crane safety, Galvanized chain, Material lifting equipment

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Did you know that a whopping 4,209 workers were killed while they were on the job back in 2011? Not only that, but in 2009, construction jobs caused more fatal injuries than in any other industry and according to OSHA, there are at least 1,000 construction workers who suffer from injury on the job every year. While these figures might be a bit deceiving, since construction safety risks are hard assess due to the fact that each and every one is different from the next, but the fact of the matter is that it is still to high of a number.

All that being said, if there has ever been a time to better train workers and to better equip them with fall arrest equipment, that time is now. In order to curb these fatalities, employers can train their workers to know things like, for example, how a Continue Reading | 3 Comments