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Top 4 Construction Hazards

Help keep yourself and your employees safe. Educate yourself on the four top construction hazards and learn guidelines to prevent each one.

As with any physical labor, there are inherent risks to working on a construction site. Being aware of the hazards associated with working in the industry can help you keep yourself and the people who work with you safe. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) lists four primary causes for fatalities on construction sites. Here are the top 4 construction hazards and guidelines to prevent each one:

Worker putting on safety harness [1]

Falls

 

Struck-by Hazards

 

Caught-in/Between Hazards

Electrocutions