Worker falls are the most common type of injury in the construction industry. Although the worker fall and injury rates have declined over the past couple of years, there still remains a significant concern around construction laborer safety. Fortunately, there are specific OSHA set safety standards and a variety of equipment created with the goal of increasing safety and reducing construction worker falls.
Safety improved construction equipment
Many pieces of construction equipment are now designed with safety in mind. They contain auto shut offs and stronger barriers to falling. The crane service piece of equipment, for example, requires that construction laborers work from a high point. The crane service has an enclosed cage that prevents falls. This hock rigging method improves overall (more…)
Jul 17 2017