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Construction Fall Fatality Rates Drop Despite Overall Number Increase

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 … Continue reading

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Small Companies Account for Larger Share of Construction Fatalities

The overwhelming majority of construction companies with payroll have fewer than 20 employees, but according to a recent report from CPWR, the research and training arm of North America’s Building Trades Unions, these companies often lag behind larger firms in … Continue reading

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How to Write Safety Materials Everyone Can Understand

One of the most important parts of contract glazing is safety, but it can be difficult to write safety materials effectively for all employees. CPWR, the Center for Construction Research and Training, recently hosted a webinar titled, “Wait, What? Construction … Continue reading

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Report: “Caught-in/between” Fatalities on the Rise, Injuries Declining

The number of “caught-in/between” (CIB) fatalities of construction workers, which includes glaziers, has increased 33.3 percent from 2011 to 2015, according to a recent report by CPWR. The increase surpassed the 26.1-percent growth rate of overall fatalities during that time, … Continue reading

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