The data posted above is from 2012, the most recent numbers we could find. Those numbers alone are a part of what motivates us to try and reach out to every student that comes through our course in hopes that they won't be a statistic.
Proper use of PPE is important
photo by James Majors, Department of Labor
MM Safety & Consulting has been in the safety business for over 16 years. We weren't pizza delivery drivers or history teachers just a few months ago that decided to capitalize on the recent oil boom by launching our business- we're passionate about what we do, we're experienced, and above all, we were established before the boom and will be here long after.
The simplest tasks can cause serious injury if precautions aren't taken
photo by Rowan Wood, Department of Labor
We truly believe that most accidents can be prevented through spatial awareness and by simply making better decisions. While we don't actually believe anyone involved in a safety related accident is "stupid," we do believe that a laxed attitude towards safety is the culprit behind most safety related accidents.
Worker using Personal Protective Equipment
photo by Elizabeth Routh, Department of Labor