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Electrocutions and Prevention in the Construction Industry

In 2015, 82 construction workers died of electrocution, accounting for 61% of... More

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2018 National Safety Stand-Down will be held May 7-11

Falls from elevations accounted for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities in 2015. More

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2018 National Safety Stand-Down to be held May 7-11

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death... More

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Sharp Drill Bits Reduce Health Risks and Increase Productivity

By swapping out worn bits promptly for sharp new ones, contractors can increase... More

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Construction Leads Major Industries with Most "Struck-By" Injuries

From 2011 to 2015, 804 construction workers died from struck-by injuries. More

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