Nov 16, 2017 . There have been significant reductions in the number and rate of injury over the last 20 years or more. Nevertheless, construction remains a high risk industry. Although it accounts for only about 5% of the employees in Britain it accounts for 27% of fatal injuries to employees and 10% of reported major..
Nov 4, 2014 . Below are 13 surprising construction injury statistics that reveal the state of the industry today. 1. One in ten construction workers are injured every year. (Source: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration.)>>Tweet this stat! 2. Over the course of a 45-year career, a construction worker has a 1 in..
Out of 4,693 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2016, 991 or 21.1% were in construction that is, one in five worker deaths last year were in construction. The leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by struck by object,..
Dec 3, 2012 . Following our recent MSD statistics post, this new infographic puts these construction safety statistics, and more, into perspective better than words could hope to. Indeed, with 49 fatal injuries to workers and an estimated 1.7 million working days lost to work-related ill health, it remains one of the most..
Most construction site injuries involve construction workers' backs, spines, and trunks. · The NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) reported in 2005 that 1,224 construction workers died on the job over the course of one year, making the construction industry the most dangerous industry in the country
Number 7458, 11 January 2016. Health and Safety. Statistics. By Gloria Tyler. Inside: 1. Summary. 2. Definition and background. 3. Death and injuries. 4. Illness. 5. .. and waste. 1. 0.6. Service industries. 133. 0.4. Construction. 14. 0.3. Manufacturing. 41. 0.2. Source: HSE data table RIDIND. Rate is per 100,000 employees..
Aug 18, 2017 . Health and safety is a concern across all of the UK's industries, but it's of particular importance within the construction industry . HSE statistics demonstrate that across an average from 2011 to 2014, there are almost 100% more incidences of musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry than other..
Incident type. The following charts illustrate the leading causes of injuries in the industry over a five-year period. Incident types that represent a high percentage of claims in an industry are potential focus areas for health and safety programs. Claim count by incident type for the construction industry for 2016. Overexertion=25..
We also provide statistics in response to queries from industry, researchers, students and other members of the public. Our injury data is collected in line with a European-wide methodology (ESAW) and accident reports are submitted to Eurostat (Statistical Agency of the European Commission) on an annual basis for the..
Apr 28, 2016 . As the construction industry changes and develops new safety protocols, it's tough to keep up with what injury statistics continue to hold true. Below are 13 surprising construction injury: One in ten construction workers are injured every year. (Source: OSHA) Falls are the greatest cause of fatal construction..
Oct 20, 2017 . Health and Safety in the construction industry receives a lot of attention. The statistics are improving but are still a cause for concern
Focusing on leading causes of fatal injuries in the construction industry, this study examines the effects of the revised U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS version 2.01) on safety and health surveillance; the results obtained indicate that the revised OIICS will enable the..
Oct 30, 2016 . BSG (Building Safety Group), the UK's largest construction safety group, issues comment on the on HSE construction industry annual statistics as ill health in construction rises sharply. The latest construction sector statistics have been published by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). Despite a drop in..
Dec 20, 2016 . The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released their 2015 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) and the construction industry once again . Two of the Occupations Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) Fatal Four, being struck by objects and getting caught in/between objects, are..
For more New York City health data and publications, visit nyc.gov/health/data. In New York City (NYC), construction workers face daily risks of severe injury and death on the job. Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that construction workers make up only 5% of NYC's total workforce, but account for 27% of..
Nov 13, 2017 . Health and Safety. The construction sector is one of the largest employers in New Zealand, but it also has a significant proportion of workplace-related accidents. . Recent statistics indicate that the construction industry has the highest number of notifiable injuries or illnesses of all industry groups. Updated:..
Jun 28, 2017 . In 1974 the UK Government passed the Health and Safety at Work Act but the statistics from the time make for sobering reading. The Health and Safety . Safety Council). In the construction sector, more than 1,600 injuries were reported accounting for over a seventh of injuries across all industries
Feb 12, 2018 . Health and safety statistics are vital in identifying hazards associated with work. They provide specific information about past events. However, a single statistical measure doesn't identify a particular employer as good, bad, high-risk or low-risk. Since hazards associated with work vary by industry, OHS..
Apr 17, 2014 . Safety should be one of the top priorities of any construction company. Since the 7th annual Construction Safety Day is just around the corner on April 23, Viewpoint decided to take a deeper look at the construction industry's safety statistics over the past decade. They pored over years of data from the..
In the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets and enforces standards concerning workplace safety and health. Efforts have been made in the first decade of the 21st century to improve safety for both road workers and drivers in construction zone. In 2004, Title 23 Part 630 Subpart J of..