Construction Safety

Published: | Updated: November 7, 2018

Definition - What does Construction Safety mean?

Construction safety involves any safety procedure that is related to the construction industry or construction sites. Construction safety aims to ensure that a construction site or the industry as a whole is not the cause of immediate danger to the public around a construction site, or the workers at a construction site, as well as making sure that the finished product of construction meets required safety standards.

Safeopedia explains Construction Safety

Construction safety is a major cause for concern in the working world, as it is one of the most dangerous. It is, according to the Bureau of labour statistics (BLS), the fourth most dangerous profession with the second most fatal injuries. It is possibly the second most dangerous land-based profession after the fishing industry. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides health and safety regulations and standards specific to the construction industry.

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