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CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
OVERVIEW
BTEA Safety Conference
November 12, 2014
1
Agenda
• Indicators
• Challenges
2
Construction-Related
Accident Overview
Accidents:
Any incident
resulting in injuries
or fatalities
Injuries:
Any injury to
workers or the
public
Fatalities:
Any fatality to
workers or the
public
January 1st to September 30th 2014 compared to the same period in 2013:
• Accidents increased 28%
• Injuries increased 30%
• Fatalities increased from 2 in 2013 to 5 in 2014
YTD – January 1st through September 30th.
3
Construction-Related Accidents
by Cause
Between January 1st and
September 30th:
•
Worker Fell and Material
Failure represented 63%
of all 2014 construction
related accidents
compared to 58% in
2013.
•
Worker Fell accidents
Increased 64% in 2014,
compared to 2013.
•
Material Failure
accidents Increased 8%
in 2014, compared to
2013.
YTD – January 1st through September 30th.
4
Safety Challenge:
Worker Fell
• Four of the five
construction related
fatalities from
January 1st through
September 30th in
2014, were the result
of worker falls.
• Worker Fall
accidents accounted
for 35% of 2014 YTD
construction related
injuries.
5
Safety Challenge Worker Fell Accidents
Slip/Trip
Fall
61
42
69
• Worker Fell accidents
Increased 64% YTD 2014
over the same period in
2013
• Slips and trips more than
doubled in 2014
compared to the same
period in 2013.
• Falls over 6 feet
Increased 27% in 2014
compared to the same
period in 2013.
YTD – January 1st through September 30th.
6
2014 Worker Fall Fatality
105 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn
March 6, 2014
7
2014 Worker Fall Fatality
210 West 55 Street, Manhattan
April 2, 2014
8
2014 Worker Fall Fatality
424 West 33 Street, Manhattan
April 14, 2014
9
2014 Worker Fall Fatality
45-45 42 Street, Queens
June 5, 2014
10
Safety Challenge:
Material Failure
Material Failure was the
cause of one fatality
and 29% of
construction related
injuries in YTD 2014.
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Safety Challenge Material Failure Accidents YTD
Worker
Civilian
41
38
27
YTD – January 1st through September 30th.
• Material Failure
accidents increased 8%
YTD in 2014 compared
to the same period in
2013.
• Twenty percent (20%) of
Material Failure
accidents YTD resulted
in civilians being
injured, compared to
8% during the same
period in 2013.
12
2014 Material Failure Fatality
326 West 37 Street, Manhattan
September 23, 2014
13
Thank You
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