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All posts tagged Statistics

Forklifts and Heavy Machinery: Safety Tips and Statistics

May 2, 2012

Its interesting to note that 100 employees are killed and over 95,000 are injured while operating powered industrial machinery such as forklifts and heavy machinery. Forklift turnovers alone account for a significant number of these  fatalities.Most of these fatalities and injuries happen from playing around with the heavy machinery while on the job site. Heavy ...

Scaffold Safety

April 30, 2012

Every single day 2.3 million construction workers are working on scaffolds, thats a whopping 65% of the construction industry! Proper safety measures would prevent the estimated 4,500 injuries and 50 fatalities each year.  ” 72% of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident either to the planking or support giving way, or to the employee ...