Workplace injuries cost society $151 billion annually between lost productivity and wages, medical expenses and administrative expenses. The cost of a single workplace death is $1.12 million. 18 fatal injuries per 100,000 workers
43% of construction workers plan to work past age 65, according to a health and retirement study by the Center for Construction Research & Training.
60% of OSHA inspections were in the construction industry as of 2016.
Projected growth of the industry and the number of construction worker deaths are on the rise.
991 deaths out of 4,693 (21%) were in construction.
The Engineering & Construction (E&C) industry is one of the world’s largest sectors of the economy with $10 trillion spent on construction-related goods and services each year.
Construction Supervisors: #9 most dangerous job of 2018.