job site safety

Smaller Firms, Older Workers at Special Risk for Construction Fatalities

Small construction establishments with 1-9 employees accounted for 47 percent of fatalities in the years 2010-2012. And older workers were at greater risk than younger from dying in a construction-related accident. Those findings were among several uncovered in a study commissioned by the Associated General Contractors of America and conducted by...

Best Practices: the rewarding road to an effective safety program

– By Greg Blosser, National Frame Building Association Communications Manager – Whether your company is a magnet for worksite accidents or an exemplary beacon of safety excellence, conducting a safety audit is a wise first step in determining where your company currently lies on the safety spectrum. It’s a process that,...