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Fatal Falls In Construction On The Rise

 Friday, May 12, 2017


Fall-related construction worker fatalities increased 36 percent from 2011 to 2015, outpacing an increase in construction employment and total industry fatalities, according to a new report from the Center for Construction Research and Training, also known as CPWR. Employment in the construction industry climbed to 10.3 million workers in 2016, a 16 percent increase from 2012, the report states. Meanwhile, the construction industry experienced a 26 percent increase in overall fatalities from 2011 to 2015. A total of 367 construction workers suffered fatal falls in 2015.
Workers' Compensation

45-Ton Beam Falls At Construction Site, Killing Worker

 Tuesday, April 5, 2016

 Chicago Tribune

Massive Construction Crane Falls On New York City Street

 Friday, February 5, 2016

 ABC News

Smartphones May Have Role In Rise Of Traffic Fatalities

 Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Traffic Fatalities, Injuries On The Rise In Texas

 Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Worker Falls To His Death At Manhattan Construction Site

 Wednesday, August 26, 2015

 The New York Times

Worker Falls 40 Feet At Boston Construction Site

 Monday, July 13, 2015

 NBC Connecticut

Tape Measure Falls 50 Stories at Construction Site, Kills Worker

 Tuesday, November 4, 2014

 NBC New York

Work-Related Fatalities Increased in Texas in 2009

 Thursday, September 16, 2010

 Insurance Journal