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Health alert: top 5 OSHA violations in residential construction.
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Hartford, CT: State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, 2009 Aug; :1
Approximately 40,000 workers are injured on residential construction sites each year. Framing contractors are at a particular risk for injuries, with a rate more than double the injury rate for residential construction workers overall (11% vs. 5%). Many of the injuries in residential construction could have easily been prevented if OSHA regulations were followed.
Workers; Construction-industry; Humans; Men; Women; Injuries; Traumatic-injuries; Accidents; Accident-rates; Scaffolds; Fall-protection; Ladders; Head-protective-equipment; Head-injuries; Headgear
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Health alert: top 5 OSHA violations in residential construction
Connecticut Department of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health
Page last reviewed: March 25, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division