Safety Health and Security Consulting & Training
SCS Safety Health & Security Associates LLC is a safety and health consulting firm, that helps our clients with safety compliance, conducting jobsite safety inspections, safety meetings, training certifications, driver safety meetings, develop safety programs, CPR/AED and Basic First Aid certifications.
The main goal of a safety and health programs is to prevent the workplace injuries, illness and deaths. Safety and health programs should be all encompassing, and utilize techniques that will reduce the impact financially for the worker, family, and the business.
Our safety professionals take a larger look at the risks involved and assist in establishing a program to improve safe. We will establish a formal safety program, conduct regular safety meetings, provide training on the critical topics – fall protection, confined space, respiratory fit testing and training, just to name a few. We also conduct OSHA 10 and 30-hour courses for the construction industry. In addition, jobsite safety inspections are imperative, as they provide a great opportunity to see what is happening on the site. Post-accident investigations are a benefit as they can tell what happened leading up to the injury, accident, and/or death. In addition to these services, we also conduct monthly CPR/AED and First Aid classes. Please check out all of our course offerings.
Occupational Safety and Health Administrations Commonly Used Statistics *
Worker injuries, illnesses and fatalities
- 5,147 workers were killed on the job in 2017 [https://www.bls.gov/news.release/cfoi.nr0.htm] (3.5 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers) — on average, more than 99 a week or more than 14 deaths every day.
Construction’s “Fatal Four”
- Out of 4,674 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2017, 971 or 20.7% were in construction — that is, one in five worker deaths last year were in construction.
- The leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by struck by object, electrocution, and caught-in/between.
- These “Fatal Four” were responsible for more than half (59.9%) the construction worker deaths in 2017, BLS reports.
- Eliminating the Fatal Four would save 582 workers’ lives in America every year.