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Ladder safety points to consider on construction sites

In Ohio and across America, the number of injuries involving ladders has increased in recent decades. According to OSHA, the majority of these injuries occurred because workers were not given adequate training on how to use ladders safely. For instance, they were not shown how to place the ladder or how to make sure that it was in good working condition before climbing on it.

Training can help prevent ladder falls

Falls involving ladders are one of the most common causes of injuries on construction sites. It has been reported that over 300 people die each year from falls on ladders in the United States and many more suffer from severe injuries. It is believed that many of these falls can be prevented through better training and safety standards.

Safety practices better at union companies, survey says

Construction workers in Ohio may be concerned about safety risks on the job, especially since construction accidents may cause particularly serious injuries and life-changing disabilities. In many cases, people injured in accidents at a construction job may have difficulty returning to work for a long period of time. According to one study, those construction companies that employ at least some union workers are more likely to abide by best practices for safety and go through training on federal OSHA standards.

How employers can prevent electrical accidents

If you are a worker in Cleveland, you may want to know more about your rights to a safe working environment. Many people do not think so much about workplace safety until they get injured. After an on-the-job injury, it is likely that they will consider how the accident could have been prevented and whether their employer should have done more to protect them.

The most dangerous construction site risks

There have always been risks associated with construction sites, and while construction site safety has improved significantly in the state of Ohio over the years, fatal and serious accidents still happen. Therefore, if you are a worker on a construction site, it is important that you take the time to learn about the best ways to avoid accidents.

How to avoid electrical hazards in the workplace

Electrical hazards are one of the biggest risks in the workplace, and they are especially prevalent in the construction and engineering industries. When you need to work in an environment that has electrical hazards, your employer has the responsibility to make you aware of the risks at hand and educate you on how to keep yourself and others safe.

Reasons why construction accidents happen in Ohio

The construction industry is an important one for the Ohio economy. It is also a very dangerous industry in which to work. Even the most experienced construction workers can find themselves injured in an accident on the job. These accidents can typically be avoided, especially if the construction site has safety policies and procedures in place to protect employees. We will examine some of the reasons why construction accidents occur in Cleveland.


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