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Fatal Falls Continue to Plague Roofing Industry, New Data Shows

Construction workers in hard hats and vests looking at blueprints
Recently released numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2019 show nearly 40% of all injuries were due to falls and 84% of all fatalities resulted from falls.

As a roofing contractor, you know all too well the dangers of roofing work, writes Rich Trewyn for NRCA, regarding Bureau of Labor Statistics data for 2019 that shows that of 1,102 fatal worker injuries in construction, 418 were from falls.

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