New York Contractors: It’s Time for the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down

Posted by John Cofini on Wed, May 28, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

Falls from height continue to be one of the leading causes of injuries and deaths in the construction industry. The statistics are pretty sobering. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, almost 9,000 construction workers across the country experienced a fall that caused them to miss work in 2012. The number of fatalities from falls in construction actually increased from 2011 to 2012, and accounted for 269 of 775 fatalities reported in 2012.

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