Job Site Safety Training: is it Worth it?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 2.9 million reported non-fatal work related injuries in 2015 and 3.5 percent of that comes from the construction industry. It’s easy to agree that construction as a whole is a very physically taxing industry for those on the job site. The truth of the matter is that a lot of these injuries could have been avoided if these employees had received proper training for material handling. In this post we’ll be taking a look at a case study which compares two road construction companies; one that adopted the PowerLift job site safety program and another that opted for a traditional program that taught the “squat lift”.

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