Industry Summary

With employment in this industry reaching new highs, the 761,787 businesses operating in the Construction industry are sure to make protecting the estimated total of 6,423,866 employees reported in 2015 a top priority. Over the past 5 years this industry has recorded an accident rate of over 2 times (0% more) the average for the Industry.

OSHA investigators arrived in Miami Beach, FL on Friday, September 13th 2019 and began an accident investigation which had occured previously at Maldonado Remodeling Group, Corp. A 38 year old Plasterer had been killed when the
OSHA ID119741.015
Accident Date2019-09-10
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 12:00 p.m. on September 10, 2019, an Employee was plastering a building in a commercial construction project and while climbing the fifth level of a scaffold ladder, the Employee fell, then struck a metal fence, and landed on the ground. The Employee sustained a ruptured aorta and severed spinal injury and upon emergency transport, coded three times and was then pronounced dead at the hospital.
On Wednesday, July 31st 2019 OSHA reps took a report of a serious accident in Orlando, FL after learning of an incident at Dacar Construction, Llc. which had occured on Monday, July 29th 2019. A 48 year old had been killed when the
OSHA ID118660.015
Accident Date2019-07-29
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 8:00 a.m. on July 29, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was part of a work crew at a multiemployer residential construction project. The crew, upon arrival at the job site, was preparing for the workday. Shortly after arrival, Employee #1 was found face down on the ground near a scaffold. Coworkers reported a smell of alcohol on his breath. Employee #1 declined medical attention and was taken home by the crew's foreman. Employee #1 later was found dead in front of his residence. The autopsy revealed multiple fractured vertebrae at the thoracic level, traumatic injury (transection) to the spinal cord, multiple rib fractures, and contusions and abrasions at the thoracic level. The medical examiner was unable to determine the cause of the injuries.
On Monday, July 29th 2019 OSHA reps took a report of a serious accident in Staten Island, NY after learning of an incident at Leone Concrete Inc. which had occured on Thursday, July 25th 2019. A 57 year old man working as a was killed on the job when the
OSHA ID121372.015
Accident Date2019-07-25
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 11:00 a.m. on July 25, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a concrete company, was engaged in exterior masonry work at the construction site for a commercial building. As he dismantled the scaffold he had been working from, he fell backward off the end of the scaffold's work platform, a fall height of 12 feet. Employee #1 sustained a traumatic brain injury/brain hemorrhage and was killed.

OSHA Inspection Activity

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Reporting Statistics

Inspection Records: 400203
Inspection Rate: 3.75
Violation Records:
Accident Records: 8828