A building can be susceptible to all kinds of hazards or damage over time, such as frayed wires setting carpets on fire or water damage causing a ceiling to collapse, or fire escapes rusting out and breaking during use. However, even a building under construction can present hazards to the workers present, and this may include physical injuries such as falls or getting hit by falling objects, or other hazards such as materials catching on fire, leaking water breaking down walls, inhaling fumes and dust, and more. Construction site protection is vital to keeping the people on a work site clear of these hazards, and construction site protection can manifest in many simple and practical ways.
The Reality of Injury
The bad news is that hazards will always exist at construction sites, or in a complete building where remodeling or other work is taking place. Of all occupation-associated illness in the U.S., lung disease is the most common, and that can often happen at the work