“Caught in or between” and “struck-by” hazards are two of OSHA's Focus Four. These types of incidents continue to cause many fatalities and serious injuries annually. A struck by injury is caused by forcible contact or impact between the injured person and an object or piece of equipment. A struck by injury is caused by forcible contact or impact between … Continue reading “First Lego Safety Video – Don’t Get Struck By Mobile Equipment” #Construction #WorkplaceSafety
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“BLS: On-The-Job Deaths At Highest Level Since 2008″
A total of 4,836 deaths due to workplace injuries occurred in 2015 – a 0.3 percent increase over 2014 and the most since 5,214 workers died in 2008, according to data released Dec. 16t, 2016 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Other highlights from the 2015 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries: The 903 deaths among Hispanic … Continue reading “BLS: On-The-Job Deaths At Highest Level Since 2008″
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