August 21, 2006 | Mark Paradies

MONDAY ACCIDENT & LESSONS LEARNED: What are the most Hazardous Jobs?

CNN recently published the Bureau of Labor Statistics data on fatalities in the workplace. What was the worst industry to work in? See this link:

http://money.cnn.com/2006/08/16/pf/2005_most_dangerous_jobs/index.htm

To see the BLS stats go to:

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/cfoi.pdf

and

http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/cfoi/cftb0205.pdf

What are the lessons learned? There is definitely more chance of fatalities in some industries than others. What are the odds in your industry?

No matter the odds in your industry … even ONE fatality at your site is too many.

What are you doing to prevent fatalities?

Do you analyze the root causes of incidents and near-misses to remove hazards and improve safety at your site?

Do you have a proactive improvement program to stop accidents before they happen?

Categories
Show Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *