2015 OHS INSPECTIONS AT CONSTRUCTION SITES RAISE SAFETY CONCERNS

48% compliance with wearing protective headgear on sites 50% of workers trained in fall protection plan 41% use fall protection REGINA, SK: In September 2013, Kurt Ferguson was only 22 years old the day his construction career ended. He was crossing the floor of the house he and his crew were building in Moose Jaw when he stepped into an unguarded hole cut for stairs and plummeted into the unfinished basement. A piece of rebar pierced him under the right arm, shattering two vertebrae, and injuring his spine before exiting beside his left ear. “I tried shouting but I couldn’t [...]

2017-05-08T11:33:52+00:00 Aug 17, 2016|Comments Off on 2015 OHS INSPECTIONS AT CONSTRUCTION SITES RAISE SAFETY CONCERNS