This month is Building Safety Month, as recognized by the International Code Council (ICC).
AGC to study causes of construction deaths, injuries
Common threads in fatalities are being analyzed for better safety standards
The Associated General Contractors of America is conducting a new study to make job sites safer and search for ways to lower the number of injuries and deaths in the construction industry. The study will attempt to identify reasons for the 806 fatalities reported nationwide in 2012. The objective is to find common threads in these incidents that can lead to better safety standards.