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Building Safety: Navigating the Construction Industry's Fatal Four for a Safer Tomorrow

Yeah, that's right. 1,069 deaths. 9.6 fatalities per 100,000 full-time workers.

Makes you think, huh?

You think your job is tough? Try being a roofer. Second most dangerous profession with over 50 deaths per 100,000 workers.

But here's the kicker:

The majority of these deaths?

They come from the "Fatal Four" — falls, struck-bys, caught-in/betweens and electrocutions.

Now, these aren't just numbers. These are lives lost. Families left behind.

But guess what? It doesn't have to be this way.

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health says, "workers should never, ever have to risk their lives to earn a paycheck."

Damn right.

So, let's change this.


Action. Prevention. Education.

Associations' like the Associated General Contractors of America shares safety training programs, and rewards those with effective safety programs.

They're putting in the work to make change happen. It’s about "proactive, preventative measures."

And you know what? We can all do our part.

Listen, construction is a tough industry. At times its Risky.

But that doesn't mean we can't make it safer.

Let's turn these stats around.

Because every worker deserves to go home safe, every day. With 10 fingers and 10 toes.

Remember, it's not just about the numbers. It's about keeping our men and women in blue safe

Want to learn more about how you can contribute to a safer work environment? Click the link in the description to see the Toolfetch Safety training program and how you can help your company be safer on the job

Let's make a difference together. Lets go

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