The statistics are undeniable!
The construction trades are among the occupations with the highest number of injuries and deaths in the United States, year after year. Hundreds of thousands of injuries and illnesses, and thousands of fatalities could be prevented each year by implementing safety measures which are required by law.
Construction poses a variety of unique and complex safety challenges. The use of contractors, excavations, demolition, fall protection, cranes, and other heavy equipment are all issues which affect construction operations high accident rates.
The OSHA Answer Book for the Construction Industry is written in plain, easy-to-understand language; not government gobbledygook.
This book covers every OSHA Standard a business person would need to know in order to comply with the OSHA regulations covering Construction Industry, 29 CFR 1926.