According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 991 of the 4,693 workers that died due to accidents on the job in 2016 were in fact in construction. While these numbers appear “mediocre,” 6.5 million employees in the construction business are operating inside an estimated 252,000 construction sites across the United States alone. These numbers, added with the fact that the construction industry has in fact the highest numbers in fatal injuries compared to other industries, can put millions of lives at risk due to construction accidents. This is because construction accidents have what is called the “fatal four” of [...]
According to Credit Cards, credit scores are perhaps the most important determining factor that will either allow or disallow you to qualify for a loan, and determine just how much interest you have to pay for them. This is because your credit score, as reflected in your credit report, is sort of a reflection of your financial “self,” or a resume and record of sorts that creditors and other individuals can see that can help determine your “standing” as a part of your country’s economy.
Average credit scores are along the 670 to 739, with 740 to 799 being very good scores, and 800 and above [...]
According to The Guardian, recent estimates on unpaid wages and unpaid work state that in the United Kingdom, unpaid work actually accounts for as much as 739 billion pounds in the country’s economy. While there aren’t a lot of compiled statistics to elaborate on this, on a worldwide level, the mere fact that unpaid work earns a country’s economy billions in money means there’s a drastic amount of work unpaid with money that could’ve been used by workers for their benefit.
In the case of the United States, it’s the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor that enforces the [...]
According to World Health Organization numbers, an approximate 1.25 million people die as a result of vehicular accidents worldwide. Of these numbers, 4,300 are estimated to perish everyday. This makes vehicular accidents the eighth most common cause of deaths among people around the world, with half of these casualties actually belonging to the WHO category called “vulnerable road users,” which include motorcyclists, bicycle users, and pedestrians. Outside deaths, another 20 to 50 million individuals either suffer from injuries or gain disabilities when surviving such accidents.
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