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WorkSafeBC launches three-year construction high risk strategy
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WorkSafeBC launches three-year construction high risk strategy The injury rate in B.C.’s construction industry has slowly been decreasing in recent years, but it doesn’t give health and safety professionals reason to cheer. That’s because the chance of a worker being injured in the industry was still three times higher than the average in all other industry sectors in B.C. Falls from heights are the leading cause of injuries, with more than 2,000 injuries reported in a five-year span through 2016. Twenty-two workers died from falls. Those statistics don’t sit well with WorkSafeBC which has implemented a three-year comprehensive strategy to...