Exhibit

Department of Labor fatality rate.

Construction

Transportation and warehousing

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting Government

Professional and business services Manufacturing Retail trade Leisure and hospitality Wholesale trade Mining

Other services (exc. public admin.) Educational and health services Financial activities Information Utilities

Number and rate of fatal occupational injuries, by industry sector, 2006

1,500 1,250 1,000 750 500

Number of fatalities

250 0 10 20 30 40

Fatality rate (per 100,000 employed)

1,500 1,250 1,000 750 500

Number of fatalities

250 0 10 20 30 40

Fatality rate (per 100,000 employed)

Although the construction sector had the highest number of fatal injuries in 2006, the industry sectors with the highest fatality rates were agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting and mining.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2008

Of extreme interest is the OSHA Quick Card, "Top Four Construction Hazards" (Exhibits 5-3 through 5-14 in both Spanish and English). This card enumerates the four greatest hazards that are found on a construction site:

1. Falls

2. Hits by equipment and vehicles

3. Cave-ins

4. Electrocution

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