(864) 979-6676

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PO Box 5583 Greenville SC 29606

(864) 979-6676

anix@csc-llc.net

PO Box 5583 Greenville SC 29606

Not Too Early to Start Planning for National Safety Stand-Down

OSHA’s annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction is scheduled for May 8-12, and it’s not too early to start planning. The stand-down is a weeklong outreach event that encourages employers and workers to pause during the work day to talk about fall hazards and prevention.

Fall prevention is a big emphasis for OSHA because falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. 37% of fatalities industry-wide are due to falls.

OSHA offers lots of great resources for employers to take advantage of:

A full list of resources for the stand-down can be found here.

 

photo credit: Western Area Power

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