Worker’s Memorial Day

  Workers’ Memorial Day is observed every year on April 28. It is a day to honor those workers who have died on the job, to acknowledge the grievous suffering experienced by families and communities, and to recommit employers and their employees to the fight for safe and healthful workplaces for all workers. It is also the day OSHA was established in 1971. Every year, events are held across the…

Safety Snapshot: Construction’s Fatal Four

  According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 10.3 million workers are employed by the construction industry. Safety should be the top priority of any construction company. Yet, about 991 construction workers are killed on the job each year. Some of the most common construction site injuries can be avoided. The “fatal four” injuries that contributed to 57% of the fatalities in the construction industry were falls, caught…