6 SIMPLE STEPS EMPLOYERS CAN TAKE TO KEEP CONSTRUCTION WORKERS SAFE
Millions of people can be found working in the construction industry on hundreds of thousands of jobsites every single day. Many of these construction sites are very hazardous places to work. Laborers and other individuals who work in the construction industry, structural iron and steel workers, and roofers have some of the most dangerous jobs in the United States. Falls…
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TOP CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS IN TN
Construction workers in Memphis and throughout Tennessee are exposed to life-threatening hazards on a daily basis. Safety regulations that prevent deaths and serious injuries must be monitored carefully and relentlessly enforced to keep workers protected. According to OSHA, 4,101 private industry workers were killed in a single recent year. One in five of these fatal accidents took place in the field…
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TN CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
Around 85,000 people are employed in construction and extraction occupations in Tennessee, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports. With the use of cranes, heavy equipment, power tools and other types of machinery, these workers have been responsible for completing the construction of countless new buildings in cities large and small. Construction workers have also performed numerous repairs, conducted maintenance, made alterations…
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COMMON CONSTRUCTION SITE ACCIDENTS
The construction industry has inherent hazards and risks, making it very important for construction workers to exercise caution when performing their assigned duties and tasks. Supervisors and foremen must also do everything within their power to enforce the safety standards issued by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). Adhering to such standards of safety can help significantly reduce the…
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