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IMT 102 Industrial Research Project

2. Explore Your Topic

After thoroughly examining your assignment, now it's time to look for some initial background research on your topic.  The following links will help you learn more about your topic:

  1. Falls
  2. Struck by object
  3. Electrocution
  4. Caught-in / caught-between

Analyze Your Topic

Magnifying Glass

Who

Who is at risk? Who is responsible for construction fatalities?

What

What do you already know about this topic?

When

 Keep in mind, regulations, laws and statistics change frequently.  Make sure your sources are current (published within the last 2-3 years). 

Where

For this topic, you will rely heavily on information and statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  You may want to provide national statistics (US) or local statistics (SC).  You will find this information on the OSHA website.

Why

Why is this topic considered a top cause of construction fatalities?