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Specialty Trade Contractors Lead Rise in Construction Fatalities

Fatalities¬†in the private construction industry rose 4 percent in 2015 to 937 from 899 in 2014, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 2015 total for construction was the highest since 2008 and was primarily … Continue reading

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Injury and Illness Rate Among Specialty Contractors Continues to Decline

The rate of nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the construction industry, including specialty trade contractors, ticked down slightly last year compared to the year before, according to data recently released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Construction saw an … Continue reading

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