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Learning About Construction Crew Safety

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Working in the construction industry is a dangerous one. Research shows that in 2001 alone, there were approximately 481,400 non-fatal injuries involved in construction jobs. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, roughly 1,000 construction workers get injured every single year.

While construction companies are highly advised to administer safety training courses to their workers, even with proper training and experience, any worker can obtain some kind of serious injury in an accident that can have very debilitating effects on their physical, mental and emotional well being.

As a construction company, it is crucial to follow the three steps that OSHA uses to prevent dangerous falls: plan, provide and train. Read on to learn more about making sure your employees are working in a safe environment.

Protecting Your Construction Crew from Harm:

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