Do You Work in Construction? Here are a Few Facts You Need to Know About Safety

Written by Channel 8 Cleveland on January 14th, 2014. Posted in Crain training, Fall protection, Lifting equipment

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Did you know that construction is the most dangerous land-based work sector in Europe, after the fishing industry. In the European Union, the fatal accident rate is nearly 13 workers per 100,000 as against 5 per 100,000 for the all sector average? The problem is not that the hazards and risks are unknown, it is that they are very difficult to control in a constantly changing work environment. If you run a construction company, or if you just work for one, construction safety training is one of the best ways to make sure that you and your employees are safe. If you are not already investing in a construction safety training program, here are a few important fac