Tag Archives: fall protection training

Creating a fall-free workplace

There are a host of different fall prevention training options, divided up by the type of workplace affected. The danger of a slip, trip or fall is something that workplaces of all kinds must minimize – but the ways in … Continue reading

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Fall protection remains number one cited OSHA violation

Why is fall protection so important? According to Safety and Health Magazine, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has named its fall protection standard the most frequently cited violation again, for the fifth year in a row. The entire list, which … Continue reading

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Why is fall protection training a vital component of worker safety?

On the heels of the end of OSHA’s second annual National Safety Stand-Down two-week initiative May 4-15, many workers hope safety will remain a top priority for employers and employees. National Safety Stand-Down, geared toward construction workers, began as a way to … Continue reading

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California targets roofers in newest safety initiative

According to the Central Valley Business Times (CVBT), a new initiative has been started by OSHA and the state of California. This safety awareness campaign, also supported by the California Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), is targeting workers in the roofing … Continue reading

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OSHA cracking down on residential construction industry after spike in fatal falls

The number of fatal falls in the American construction industry is on the rise, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The statistics are troubling. Last year, 190 residential construction workers died on-the-job, a 23 percent increase over … Continue reading

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