Falls from a height as low as 6 feet can be deadly so don39t take chances with safety Laborers Health and Safety Fund of North America

Falls from a height as low as 6 feet can be deadly, so don't take chances with safety.

The Truth About Fall Fatalities and Injuries [Infographic]

About one-third of fatalities in construction are fall-related, and most are from roofs, ladders and scaffolding.

As many as five construction workers a week are killed in falls. In fact, falls are the No. 1 cause of work-related deaths for construction workers.

According to this infographic from the Laborers Health and Safety Fund of North America, workers don’t have to fall very far to suffer serious injuries or even death. Nearly two-thirds of all injuries are related to slips, trips and falls from ladders. Almost half of all fatal falls are from

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