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Occupational Safety and Health 4

Why is the Occupational Safety and Health at Worksites Vital?

We work to live and not vice-versa! That is why living is more important than working. Construction is indisputably a very risky profession with one of the highest fatality rates. On average, about 3% (or 60,000) of construction workers get injured at the site while 4% (or 80,000) suffer from work-related illnesses annually. To gain further insights, let’s look at the statistics for the 2014-2015 period: 142 construction workers died while working on site 611,000 cases of injury – minor and major – was recorded within a construction site A whopping 27.3 million workdays were lost due to on-site injury...