Fall Protection

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Safety Leadership

A Guide to Enhancing Fall Safety in the Workplace

June 3, 2024
Learn the strategies and standards that can help greatly reduce the risk of fall-related injuries among your workforce.
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6 Ways to Uncover Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards

June 14, 2018
Falls are no laughing matter. Here are six suggestions on how to ensure your workers are protected from falling down on the job.
Evaluate the work area for hazards.
Safety

Construction Site in Florida Cited for Exposing Workers to Hazards

Jan. 24, 2018
OSHA has cited Action Concrete for exposing workers to fall hazards and eye injuries, with proposed penalties of nearly $60,000.
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Safety

Consider Non-Routine Safety Risks before Plant Shutdown Maintenance

Dec. 13, 2017
Preparing for plant shutdown maintenance projects ahead of time and evaluating non-routine safety hazards prior to starting work will help prevent injuries and keep projects on...
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Fatal Fall Investigation Results in Citation and Fine for Aberdeen Lumber Mill

Oct. 26, 2017
An Aberdeen lumber mill has been fined $112,000 for safety violations following the death of a worker last April.

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NIOSH, Partners, Announce Fourth Annual Stand-Down for Fall Safety

April 7, 2017
It is that time of year again where both employers and workers are invited to stand-down for fall safety.
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Control hazards that caused the injury if needed.
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Fall Safety in the Manufacturing Industry

March 20, 2017
A leading cause of occupational injuries and fatalities is falls, and this article written by Dakota Safety President Andrew J. Miller offers five tips to promote fall safety ...
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Talking Ladder Safety with American Ladder Institute President Ryan Moss

March 8, 2017
The American Ladder Institute, a not-for-profit association of ladder industry leaders dedicated to promoting safe ladder use, has declared March 2017 as National Ladder Safety...
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The Future of Fall Prevention

March 8, 2017
Every ladder accident is preventable, but without better training and continuous innovation in safety planning and product design, fatalities will continue.