3 Ways Technology Can Improve Construction Job Site Safety

DAN TAYLOR | November 2, 2018

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Yes, profits are important-you wouldn’t be in business without them. But as a construction manager, the safety of your workers should be your utmost concern. And in any event, not ensuring their safety has a major impact on your bottom line. A 2018 Liberty Mutual study found that serious, nonfatal workplace injuries resulted in almost $60 billion in direct U.S. workers compensation costs.

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