ASK-EHS - Reducing construction injuries – Key solutions
Injuries and construction sector are bonded together through their work relationship. At least that is what the accident-incident data reflects from different regions across the world. The construction sector remains one among the most occupational safety and health hazards prone domain than others. The main culprits apart from the hazardous nature of the work, are the work culture, attitude towards safety and lack of transparency. A case in point is represented below which suggests that 54% of fall victims for 33 years (1982-2015) succumbed due to non-availability of personal fall arrest systems, at construction sites.