1 in 5 work-related deaths in the United States occur within the construction industry. These fatalities cost about $5 billion each year.
If you are a construction worker or own a construction company in Tennessee, you know the hazards that come along with what you do. You may have had employees or coworkers severely injured on the job. You may even have friends that have passed away from construction-related injuries. The risks inherent in your line of work make hazard prevention a priority.
2022 Construction Hazards
Trenching and excavation work involves some of the most dangerous 2022 construction hazards. Approximately 25 workers are killed every year in trench-related incidents, according to recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This month’s Construction Risk Advisor newsletter outlines several prevention techniques for trenching and excavation hazards.
Tennessee Construction Insurance
If you have any questions about Tennessee construction insurance, please contact our Johnson City office at (423) 292-4142! We will work with you to make sure you and your business are fully protected.