6 Ways to Reduce Injuries on the Job

Protect your crew with these simple safety tips for the construction trades.

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 6.5 million people work at a construction site in the U.S. on any given day. As the need for new residential and commercial development continues to grow across the country, and here in Wisconsin, deepening concerns for worker safety also increase. Below are six essential safety tips to help reduce injuries on the job to share with your crew. However, these are for your reference only. Be sure to adhere to OSHA guidelines and other industry standards for the most up-to-date safety requirements.

  1. Outfit crew members with the latest protective gear

  2. Install fall-protection equipment

  3. Maintain tidy work areas and use proper lighting

  4. Keep equipment secure and powered down when not in use

  5. Have a well-stocked first-aid kit

  6. Prioritize frequent safety training

Learn more about each of these tips below.