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BFHD has been tracking drug overdose deaths in our community through the Overdose Data Power BI Dashboard. In 2020, the Construction, Trade and Labor Industry saw a 100% increase in overdose deaths and has maintained the highest incidence of overdose deaths of any occupation since 2016. The construction industry has one of the highest injury rates in the U.S., and opioids have commonly been prescribed to construction workers to treat the pain caused by these occupational injuries. Since use of opioids has led to addiction and overdose deaths, it is important for workers to understand the risks, alternatives, and resources to prevent an overdose.

Anyone can help save a life through a legal medicine known as naloxone (commonly called Narcan). Naloxone is a medication that may stop an opioid overdose, including those caused by fentanyl. With a statewide standing order, Washington residents can get naloxone at pharmacies across the state without a prescription.

Washington’s construction insurance brokerage Hub International recently published their risk and insurance outlook for the construction industry. Hub says that agility and creativity are key to managing shortages and building profits for the future.  Learn about construction market trends and insurance rate changes for 2023.

Construction site safety in the tri-cities is a big concern.

As a result, OSHA is stepping up its enforcement efforts around excavation and trenching safety and heat-related illnesses. With a push to inspect worksites for violations and an impending standard for protecting workers from heat, insurance brokerage Hub International Washington has created a blog to help educate the construction industry.

The annual Moss Adams Construction Industry Salary Report is a useful tool for contractors in the United States to measure their employee compensation against industry peers and prepare their strategies for the years ahead. This complimentary report covers a range of topics impacting construction industry professionals, including:

  • Comprehensive salary and benefits data for executives and industry specific personnel
  • Trends in salary and bonus structures
  • Salary differentials by revenue size and geographic region