Out of the 4,386 worker fatalities in the private sector in 2014, 20.5% occurred in the construction industry. This field poses a lot of inherent risks because of the heavy and complicated machinery involved on the work site. If you plan on working in this industry, short-term or long-term, there are protective measures you need to take.
Be Aware of Common Construction Injuries
Preventing construction accidents is possible if you are informed of the inherent risks at your construction site. Falls are fairly common in this industry because of large equipment and ladders that are used to reach high areas. Exercise extreme caution with every step, making sure you have a secure footing before advancing upward. If scaffoldings are used on the work site, they need to be inspected thoroughly before being used. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2l9r829