Fall Prevention is Top of Mind During Safety Week

This is national Safety Week - a time that OSHA calls for every sector of the construction industry to raise awareness about preventing fall hazards in construction.

Falls are the leading cause of construction worker deaths, yet lack of adequate fall protection continues to top the list of OSHA’s most frequently cited violations. In fact, three of the top ten most frequently cited violations in 2014 were in construction, and all involved fall hazards: fall protection (#1), scaffolding (#3), and ladders (#7).

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