In recent years, a growing number of construction sites are using drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to prevent common injuries and fatalities that occur in the construction industry. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), construction workers and site managers can use drones for a range of things, including aerial mapping, improved safety, surveillance, and work site inspections. However, drones also pose serious safety risks if they are not used properly. To avoid injuries or fatalities associated with drones, employers must ensure that workers understand how and when the drones will be used, and that they are trained on the appropriate safety protocols.
Pros of Using Drones
The benefits of drone technology in the construction industry are undeniable. The following are ways drones are changing the construction industry for the better:
Replacing traditional land surveillance methods: In addition to being more time-consuming and labor intensive, there is