Why You Want to Keep Your Hard Hat on at All Times

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Construction sites can be very dangerous environments to work in. While the dangers of construction sites are well known, the hazards can often be difficult to control in such constantly changing work environments. The most common cause of death in the construction industry is due to falling. This is followed by electrocution, being struck by an object, and getting caught in between objects.

While those causes of death reflect the physical dangers present on construction sites, there are other less obvious dangers on construction sites as well. Asbestos can cause cancer, as can other chemicals common to work sites, like solvents, which can also cause skin burns. Finally, construction sites are often extremely noisy which can cause hearing loss. Noise can also interfere with effective communication between