Construction fall fatality rates drop despite overall number increase
from US Glass News Network
The construction industry, which includes glaziers, accounted for more than half of the total occupational fatalities due to falling to a lower level in 2017, with 367 fatalities. This is according to a new report titled, “Trends of Fall Injuries and Prevention in the Construction Industry” from CPWR, the research and training arm of North America’s Building Trades Unions. Fall fatalities have increased 45% from 2011 to 2017, with an increase each year.
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