Building Trades Health & Safety Programs

SBCTC Health and Safety Programs - Protecting California's Construction Workforce

The dynamic, fast-paced action and big, bold scale of construction work, makes it an exciting career choice but these qualities also create safety challenges that we must overcome. Ask any construction worker and they'll tell you a story about their own near miss or someone else's accident or sadly, death on-the-job. Indeed construction claims the notorious distinction of having the highest number of worker fatalities of any industry in the United States. Women and men in construction pride themselves on being hard-working, skilled professionals and many have come to accept danger and risk as just another "day at the office." (Read More)

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