March 10, 2021 Posted In Uncategorized
Without a basic understanding of proper safety practices, construction workers will be at a greater risk for injuries, illness, or even death. No matter how small or large a company is, the health and safety of construction workers are constantly threatened. Since construction is inherently dangerous, all companies need to provide health and safety training to their workers, as well as ensure that their training is updated on a regular basis.
Here is a list of shocking construction death and injury statistics highlighting how important safety training in the construction industry is.
OSHA also ranks the ten most frequent safety violations on construction sites. These safety violations lead to a significant number of non-fatal and fatal workplace injuries in 2019:
Given the number of preventable construction-related deaths and injuries, safety training is essential to the industry. Construction companies that invest in safety and health programs are estimated to save $4 to $6 for every $1 spent on training, according to OSHA.