Safety at work is critical to the success of both the employees and the company. It’s important that every person feel confident in his/her own ability and the abilities of coworkers. Workplace injuries are all too common, especially in the field of construction. In 2001, there were over 480,000 non-fatal injuries related to construction jobs. The danger inherent in building and construction sites demands a compensatory increase in pay — as of May 2013, the average hourly wage for a construction worker was $26.09 — but the danger can be mediated by providing proper training and having regular workplace inspections.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a division of the U.S. Department of Labor that aims “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and wome