It’s common knowledge that a large majority of jobsite accidents are caused by new employees, usually those within six months of starting on the job.

At AEC firm Haskell, new employees receive comprehensive safety training and testing to minimize these types of incidents. The company, which is focused on commercial, industrial and civil infrastructure markets, had a Recordable Incident Rate last year of 0.36 for 2.7 million man-hours (compared with the industry RIR average of 2.8 for a comparable amount of hours).

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