Items Tagged with 'Construction worker safety'

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Elevating work platforms

Commonly used in the construction industry, elevating work platforms are a valuable tool for workers who need to work at height. But as with any machinery, EWPs must be operated correctly to keep workers safe.
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New workers, higher risk

Experts say orientation, training are crucial to keeping new workers safe
Research shows that workers who have been on the job for less than one month are more than 3 times as likely to have a lost-time work injury. Experts say orientation and training are crucial to keeping new workers safe.
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Contractor groups issue 13-step plan for construction safety

Charlotte, NC – Saying a “growing influx of new and inexperienced workers” is contributing to an increase in the number of U.S. construction deaths, the Associated General Contractors of America and Carolinas Associated General Contractors have issued a 13-step plan aimed at reversing the trend of construction worker fatalities.
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