Tag Archives: construction industry

Highest Number of Workplace Fatalities in 9 Years

In 2015 nearly 5,000 people died while on the job. Although workplace injuries have decreased slightly year over year, officials are alarmed by the recent rise in on-the-job fatalities.  “‘These numbers underscore the urgent need for employers to provide a safe workplace for their employees as the law requires, we have a moral responsibility to -->

Distraction & Forklifts

We are all affected by distraction each and every day. Sometimes it’s blatantly apparent, like when you notice the driver next to you texting behind the wheel. Other times it’s more subtle. Either way, it’s dangerous. Workers in particular industries, like the construction industry, should be especially mindful of resisting distraction. This is because the -->