Each day, construction workers perform tasks that expose them to serious injury. These include the tools they use and the heights they work from. But that’s not everything. Please see the information below for ways to help keep your employees safe on your construction site.

Fall Prevention

Falls are one of the leading causes of serious injury and death each year in the construction industry. Fall protection devices and gear provide added protection to your employees who are working from heights. For more information on how to protect your employees, please see our section on Fall Prevention.

Ladder Safety

Another leading cause of injury and death in construction is the misuse of ladders. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that eight-in-10 construction injuries treated in the nation’s emergency rooms, involve ladders. For more information on ladder safety, please see the links below:

Make Ladder Safety a High Priority
The Do’s and Don’ts of Ladder Use

How to Choose a Ladder – Video:  In EnglishEn Español

Construction Site – General Safety

Fall prevention and proper ladder use are two key aspects of workplace safety at a construction site. Safe use of equipment is just as critical. Other job site safety concerns include:

Construction Site Hygiene
Contractor Safety
Hard Hats
Hand Safety
You Can Avoid Being the Next Safety Citation Statistic

Videos: Dump Trucks Don’t Dump Safety | Scaffolding Safety


Find more safety information in our Safety Resource Library.