Infographic: Construction accidents – ultimate statistics

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That’s why we prepared this infographic of top construction accidents – divided by these categories: how many? Read also: How to decrease accident rate on a construction site? Construction accidents construction accidentsSafety on construction sites needs to be a central focus at all times. where?

Infographic: Construction accidents – ultimate statistics

Geniebelt

With that in mind, we prepared the following infographic of the most common construction accidents – divided into five main categories: How many? Read also: How to decrease accident rate on a construction site? Construction accidents construction accidentsSafety on construction sites should be a priority at all times.

How To Efficiently Decrease Your Accident Rate

Geniebelt

Safety accident rate construction construction industry safetyConstruction is one of the most dangerous industries in the world. In 2015, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 937 workers lost their lives on construction sites, only in United States.

8 Best Practices to Decrease Your Accident Rate and Increase Your Approval Rate

Construction Marketing Blog

In most workplaces, accidents are a nuisance for worker and a headache for HR. However, at construction sites, accidents are potentially industry-ruining. Here are eight ways construction businesses can reduce workplace accidents and gain public approval.

Handling Traffic Accidents

The Safety Blog

Citing the amount of time consumed filling accident reports on non-injury accidents (estimated at 250 hours a week); there are a number of cities where police have decided not to respond to non-injury traffic accidents. This is good information to have even if you’re in an area where the police do respond to accidents. Drivers involved in accidents are expected to perform the steps listed below. Accidents & Fatalities Industry accidents road accidents

Three Construction Accidents, Two Deaths

Construction Equipment

Worker falls from man lift, is impaled on survey stick. Durango, CO / September 23: Twenty-three-year-old Brian John Anthony Shaw was ejected from a manlift at a Bayfield, CO construction site where SEMA Construction was rebuilding the Bayfield Parkway bridge over the Los Pinos River

Anatomy of an excavator accident

Digger Blog

This YouTube video was posted in June 2017 but has only now come to my attention. This YouTube video was posted in June 2017 but has only now come to my attention. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Construction Work Accidents- Where Do the Risks Lie?

Constructonomics

To help highlight where the risks lie, the HSE release figures every year detailing stats on the number of injuries and accidents that have been reported and how they have been caused. Accident at work specialists, Tranter Cleere Solicitors , have trawled through the figures released for 2012/2013 to bring you an ‘at a glance’ look at some of the key statistics released; Fatal Injuries.

New ISO Standard Codes Mining Accidents

Construction Equipment

There’s no question that mining has been made safer over the years, but mines are still one of the most hazardous places to work. The causes can be numerous, from explosive dust and toxic gases to collapse of mine shafts, and the consequences severe, with thousands of fatalities each year

Insights Into Tree Care Accidents

Green Industry Professionals

Tree Care Industry Association studies tree care-related accidents in 2014, offers trends and analysis

Man Killed in Crane Accident

Construction Equipment

The accident happened at 8:56 a.m. The owner of an equipment dealership was killed when a crane he was operating fell over In Allegan County, Michigan. Police identified that man as Robert Jay Geurink, 55, owner of the business.

Suffolk: Algorithms prevent accidents and delays, up productivity by 20%

Construction Dive

An executive dedicated to data science at Suffolk Construction Co. is leading a team of analysts to write machine-learning tools that scan photos for safety risks and forecast project timelines based on historical data

Worker Killed in Crane Accident

Construction Equipment

A construction worker was killed in a crane accident on Penn State’s campus, reports Onward State. Dick can conduct an investigation of the accident Jerod Chapman, 29, was breaking down a crane to move it when another worker removed a pin.

UPDATE: NYC Crane Accident Recommendations

Construction Equipment

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Buildings Commissioner Rick Chandler have announced publication of a report by the city’s Technical Working Group with 23 crane safety recommendations. The Crane Safety Technical Working Group was formed by de Blasio after February’s crane collapse in Tribeca

Worker Dies in Excavator Accident

Construction Equipment

A worked died in a construction accident involving an excavator at a site near San Jose, Calif., reports NBC Bay Area. According to a Santa Clara County sheriff's spokesman, the bucket of an excavator struck and killed the man.

Tree Care Accident Numbers on the Rise

Green Industry Professionals

Tree care accident numbers are increasing, serving as a reminder of the dangers of tree care and the need for a focus on safety

Seattle Crane Cable Accident Under Investigation

Construction Equipment

Washington's State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has opened an investigation into Tuesday's crane accident in Seattle. Compass General Construction runs the site at Western Avenue and Blanchard Street.

Accident waiting to happen

Constructor Magazine

Venting a water heater like this is asking for trouble

New International Standard To Reduce Mining Accidents

Construction Equipment

There’s no question that mining has been made safer over the years, but mines are still one of the most hazardous places to work. The causes can be numerous, from explosive dust and toxic gases to collapse of mine shafts, and the consequences severe, with thousands of fatalities each year

Video: Two Demolition Workers Killed in Elevator Accident

Construction Equipment

Monday morning about 11:15 a.m, two workers were cutting pipes inside an elevator shaft in the Old Shoe Company building in St Louis as part of an internal demolition project.

Say What? The Rise of Criminal Liability for Construction Accidents

Best Practices Construction Law

Concern for safety is apparent on construction projects throughout the country and world, as evidenced by daily/weekly construction briefings and the familiar “ Days Since a Lost Work Accident” signs. For employers, criminal liability for job site construction accidents is more and more a concern. Mainstream headlines highlight several cases where construction accidents = criminal charges. When, though, is an accident something more?

Keys to an Effective Accident Investigation

The Safety Blog

The nature of a workplace accident will determine the extent of the investigation, the resources that will be needed, what types of investigative processes will be required, and who will need to be interviewed. Your primary goal in this step is to gather accident information that can give critical clues into the causes associated with the accident. To do that you must first secure the accident scene. Past accident reports. Accidents & Fatalities

Keys to an Effective Accident Investigation

The Safety Blog

The nature of a workplace accident will determine the extent of the investigation, the resources that will be needed, what types of investigative processes will be required, and who will need to be interviewed. Your primary goal in this step is to gather accident information that can give critical clues into the causes associated with the accident. To do that you must first secure the accident scene. Past accident reports.

Pennsylvania Man Dies in Lawn Mower Accident

Green Industry Professionals

The man was mowing lawn near a 20-foot-deep retention pond when the mower accidentally slid in

Searching for Solutions to Dangerous Electrical Accidents

ENR Construction

In the past two decades, more than half of construction fatalities have been caused by electrical incidents

What Ever Happened With Those Crane Accidents in 2008?

Constructonomics

The more devastating of the accidents, on E. The cause of this accident was good ‘ol American greed. 2008 was a very bad year for heavy haul cranes in this country. It was an especially bad year for the owner of New York Crane and Equipment Company Jimmy Lomma.

Construction Accident Turns Into Recovery Mission

Construction Equipment

An accident involving a construction worker getting stuck in a sewer trench, has turned into a recovery mission, reports NBC Connecticut

Worker Dies In Accident At Airport Construction Site In Phoenix

ENR Construction

Rescue crews recover body of operator four days after drilling rig tumbles into a hole

Spirax Sarco celebrates three years without a lost-time accident

Constructor Magazine

million man-hours, or 3 years without a lost-time accident. Spirax Sarco recently reached a remarkable safety milestone – 1.86 read more. Management

Man Dies in Excavator Accident

Construction Equipment

A 62-year-old man died when the excavator he was operating overturned, causing him to fall approximately 80 feet down a hill, reports WDBJ7

Worker Killed in Bridge Construction Accident

Construction Equipment

construction worker died in an accident while working on the rehabilitation of the Bong Bridge in Duluth, Minn., reports the Duluth News Tribune. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office said the deceased suffered “multiple blunt force injuries due to a pedestrian-forklift mishap

UK Plagued By Accidents – Is Better Scaffolding Training Needed?

Constructonomics

Working at height, particularly scaffolding, is always fraught with hazards and potential danger, but anyone in charge is always a trained professional, right? Well, they should be – but it’s not always the case and, in the UK, we’re seeing large numbers of cases where lack of competence in the planning and implementation period of scaffolding work is leading to injuries and even deaths. With training readily available, what’s going on and what can be changed?

Worker Dies in Excavator Accident

Construction Equipment

A construction worker was killed when an excavator dumping gravel slid into the ditch where he was working, reports MLive

Older, Not Wiser? Workplace Fatalities Highest Amongst Older Generation

FDR Safety

If a 57-year-old worker has 25 years without an accident, they may carry an attitude of invincibility. “I’ve I’ve been on this job for these many years and I’ve NEVER had an accident” is a phrase used frequently. Accident Prevention Safety and sustainability

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Accidents At Construction Sites: What To Do?

Best Practices Construction Law

" While the explosion in Kansas does not appear to have involved an accident at a construction site, early reports do indicate that the cause may have been a contractor performing underground work that struck a gas line. These include: Prepare before the accident.

When A Safety Choice I Made Led To A Harrowing Accident

ENR Construction

I was born with part of my left hand missing. I only have my thumb, no fingers. I don’t ever call this a disability, which in my view is something that’s in someone’s mind

Worker Dies in Excavator Accident

Construction Equipment

A construction worker was operating an excavator before concrete crushed the vehicle’s cab, according to Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials. The cause of the incident remains unclear, but Norfolk, Va.,