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3 Things Parents Should Know About Construction Safety

October 5, 2022

Parents want the best for their children. You want your kids to be happy and successful – part of that means helping them find a great career path.

Construction careers can offer good wages and high job satisfaction, and there is a massive demand for new craft professionals.

However, despite the many positives of pursuing a career in construction, parents often find themselves apprehensive about their children following this path. More than 70% of surveyed parents would be unlikely or very unlikely to advise their child to choose a career in construction.

One of the primary causes of parental concern? Safety. Construction is often perceived as a dangerous industry, and parents want their children to stay safe and healthy.

If you are a parent hesitant about your child wanting to pursue a career in construction, we are here to help ease your mind. Here are a few things you need to know about construction safety.

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