We often speak informally of workplace accidents. Truth be told, most, if not all, are not accidents. They are negligence. Some fail to follow safety regulations through ignorance or willful disregard for human life, but many workplace fatalities and injuries are no surprise.
Many of the trades employed at a construction site require specialized training and experience. That training and experience enable you to perform your tasks in an efficient and safe manner.
When we think of workplace safety, we may think of specific, situations that require the use of the proper safety equipment for specialized conditions, such as fall protection for roofing workers or breathing apparatus for workers who have to enter confined spaces. This equipment and the proper training to use it, is essential for a large number of workers.