Archive for October 4th, 2013

How to Be Safe at Work

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In 2001, there were 481,400 non fatal injuries related to construction jobs. Some of those injuries refer to falls, and in those situations, things like crane safety, fall protection equipment and other fall protection programs can keep injuries to a minimum on work sites.

For any construction job, hard hats and steel toe boots are necessary for safety. However, many companies mandate Osha training or other safety training, as a fifth of all workplace fatalities involve construction workers. Interestingly, the average hourly wage for a construction worker in 2013 was just over $26. Since constructi

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