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“Have a way to survey front line workers, those people that are closest to the risks. Engage them to understand their challenges, what is going well and what is not going so well,” says Dag Yemenu, of ISN. (Credit: Sorn340 Studio Images/Shutterstock) “Have a way to survey front line workers, those people that are closest to the risks. Engage them to understand their challenges, what is going well and what is not going so well,” says Dag Yemenu, of ISN. (Credit: Sorn340 Studio Images/Shutterstock)

Summer months bring warm weather, travel plans, and a spike in serious injuries and fatalities, particularly in the trades, according to Dag Yemenu, executive vice president, products, at ISN Software Corp., an online contractor and supplier management platform vendor.

“Summer months have been interesting. We have been keeping an eye on the data, and year after year, July and August see increases in injury and fatality. In construction as an industry, incidents spike in those months,” he says, noting a few factors are at hand.

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Steve Hallo

Steve Hallo is an assistant editor with PC360 Group. Prior to his current position, Steve spent nearly a decade covering retail transformation, consumer trends, manufacturing issues and supply chain challenges impacting global CPG markets. He can be reached at [email protected], and on LinkedIn and Twitter.  

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