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CPWR Publishes Quarterly Data Report on Construction Injuries and Fatalities

Construction is generally acknowledged as a high hazard industry. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that 849 construction workers were killed on the job in 2012 — the highest number of fatalities in any industry.

NIOSH and CPWR Offer Fall Protection Resource for Residential Construction

The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) Data Center, in conjunction with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), has funded the development of a new educational website that catalogs fall protection equipment for residential construction.

2023-03-06T15:47:22-08:00November 3, 2014|Construction Industry, Fall Prevention|1 Comment

The Vital Role of the Competent Person in Trenching and Excavation

OSHA standards require that trenching and excavation sites are inspected daily and as conditions change by a competent person before worker entry in order to ensure elimination of excavation hazards.

2023-03-06T13:11:18-08:00October 15, 2014|Trenching and Excavation|4 Comments

Trenching and Excavation Safety a Top Priority on Construction Sites

Trenching and excavation are widely recognized as among the most hazardous construction operations, resulting in an average of two deaths per month and hundreds of injuries each year due to trench collapses. OSHA has developed specific safety standards for the construction industry, making the requirements easier to understand.

2023-03-06T15:08:31-08:00October 8, 2014|Trenching and Excavation|8 Comments
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