The following article was authored by Construction Career Collaborative (C3) Executive Director Chuck Gremillion:
Caught in or between and struck by hazards are two of OSHA’s Focus Four. These types of incidents continue to cause many fatalities and serious injuries annually.
In the event an employee is involved in an accident or sustains an injury while on the job, they must report it to their supervisor immediately regardless of its severity. First aid supplies are normally maintained at jobsites to take care of certain minor injuries. When medical attention is warranted, the supervisor will assist the employee in getting to proper medical facilities.