Top notch safety equipment and training are the keys to success. A good ol’ fashioned workman’s comp plan should also be in the offing. A safe working environment should be the goal of every entrant and supervisor alike. A well designed hazard mitigation program is the best way to avoid catastrophes aplenty and save lives in the process. A little forethought goes a long way in making the construction a positive experience for everyone involved. The most common pitfalls include accidents and mishaps involving the aforementioned materials, injuries due to missteps and inadvertent injuries from faulty equipment or improper methods of handling corrosive substances.