The leading causes of worker deaths on construction sites were: falls, electrocution, struck by object, and caught-in/between. These “Fatal Four” were responsible for nearly three out of five (57%) construction worker deaths in 2010 – *BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) reports.
Eliminating the Fatal Four would save 431 workers’ lives in America every year.
Falls – 260 out of 751 total deaths in construction in CY 2010 (35%)
Electrocutions – 76 (10%)
Struck by Object – 63 (8%)
Caught-in/between – 32 (4%)
OSHAcampus 10 hr Construction Safety course covers material related to hazard identification and injury prevention on construction sites for workers and supervisors. Our course covers the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Construction standards and follows the same training content requirements as OSHA’s Construction Outreach Safety training. This training also covers key compliance issues unique to construction environments. This training is voluntary, however some states do require this training. Please see our list of state requirements.
Some of the benefits of the OSHAcampus course:
Same quality training and learning objectives as 10 hr Outreach course
Reduce accidents and injuries on your jobsite – Supervisors
Reduce your chance of experiencing a debilitating injury – Employees
Be able to identify hazards and stay in compliance with OSHA standards
Learn about the Fatal Four ( Focus Four): falls, electrocution, struck by object, and caught-in/between. These “Fatal Four” were responsible for nearly three out of five (57%) construction worker deaths in 2010
Receive continuing education credits
Certificate of completion can be printed immediately upon completion of course
Receive your wallet card in 1-2 weeks vs. 4-6 weeks
Convenience of completing the course on your time
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