The construction industry is one of the deadliest businesses in the world. According to OSHA, one in five of all worker fatalities in 2017 occurred in the construction industry. Falls are the biggest cause of death (39%) but other factors can make a worksite hazardous such as the presence of large materials and equipment, lack of protective gear, communication challenges due to multiple trades being on-site and language barriers of workers, distractions, and unnecessary risk-taking.
Furthermore, a severe labor shortage continues to plague the construction industry too which can lead to a lack of certified safety professionals.
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