Statistically, many work-related accidents still take place in the construction industry. Construction sites still face high rates of fatal and non-fatal injuries, despite efforts from the industry to improve safety equipment, technology and training. In fact, according to BigRentz, injury rates in the consturction industry are 71% higher compared to all other industries in average. Injuries and deaths in construction cost the US $11.5 billion anually (NIH)
One of the ways to reduce risks for fatal and non-fatal injuries as well as improve overall health and safety, is to provide workers with adequate site inductions. It is estimated, that construction companies save $4-$6 for every $1 spent on safety programs. Still, companies typically spend more of their budgets on injuries rather than safety training.
We have created a free site induction checklist, that you can download from our website today.