Occupational safety should be a primary concern in any workplace, and understanding the potential hazards that exist is essential in fostering a safe and secure working environment. While there are some industries that are inherently more dangerous than others, the reality is that without effective safety measures in place, any industry can become dangerous. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has acknowledged the hazards that exist in the construction industry and has identified a specific set of dangers known as the “fatal four.” The “fatal four” encompasses four types of accidents that are responsible for the wide majority of construction-related fatalities. Let’s dive into what each of these hazards are and learn some helpful tips about how to protect yourself in the workplace.  

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