Working in construction is the most dangerous job in New York, Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Statistics show that many workers face risks on the job, especially in industries such as...
An article in a recent issue of the National Safety Council’s Safety and Health Magazine...
Workplace falls are a leading cause of death for construction workers. In 2017, 971 construction...
Elevator-related construction fatalities are increasing, according to a recent report by the Center for Construction...
For many years, construction has been universally accepted as one of the most dangerous occupations...
Fleets of privately-owned garbage trucks race through New York City’s streets every night. It’s clear to many onlookers that several of these vehicles are in poor repair. Some are routinely declared unsafe and pulled off the road by government regulators, only to resume their routes a few days later with dubious – if any – repairs being made.
The damaging consequences of working in construction can accumulate on older workers. Older construction workers who suffer from hearing loss might also have problems with workplace safety. For example, if a worker can’t hear warnings or suffers from an undiagnosed hearing disability, their safety and the safety of coworkers could be compromised. Several independent studies bear this out.
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