Workers Memorial Day is coming up on April 28. Read what your local can do to recognize this important day.
Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities recorded in 2015 .
Whether you’re driving in your neighborhood or on a busy highway, making responsible choices in work zones is essential. National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 3-7) is an annual opportunity for motorists to evaluate their driving habits just in time for the busy spring and summer construction season.
On average, a non-fatal injury crash at work that involves distraction costs an employer $72,442. The National Safety Council states that the leading cause of workplace death is motor vehicle crashes, and estimates one-quarter of those crashes involve cell phone use.
OSHA has rolled out its "Safe and Sound Campaign" initiative, which asks employers to review their safety programs and identify areas for improvement, according to the agency.