7 Best Practices for Preventing Construction Accidents

Workers need to be educated on the dangers of construction sites so they can avoid putting themselves and others in harm’s way. These preventative measures can also save money by reducing workers’ compensation claims, regulatory fines and loss of productivity. Minimize night work to reduce accidents caused by fatigue and decreased visibility. Maintain a clear evacuation plan and muster points for each job zone to keep everyone safe. 1. Conduct a Pre-Construction Inspection According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, most construction accidents involve falling, being struck by an…

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