Canada Works To Improve Health, Safety On Construction Sites

Aug. 23, 2022
Canadian Occupational Safety cites eight practices for safety professionals.

Construction poses unique jobsite dangers and has long been one of Canada’s most hazardous industries, according to an article from Canadian Occupational Safety. In 2018, 199 occupational fatalities reportedly occurred in the construction sector. The article outlines eight practices OHS professionals should keep in mind to reduce unnecessary risks.

Topping the list is the maintenance and regular inspection of heavy equipment because “equipment that isn’t up-to-date or is faulty can be deadly.” Canadian Occupational Safety also discusses the importance of worker training, accountability, risk assessment and good personal hygiene.

Read the entire article here.

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