OSHA Sponsors Third Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other federal safety agencies have designated May 2-6, 2016, for the third annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.

Reminder: Not Too Late to Participate in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction from May 4-15, 2015

The OSHA Training Center is urging construction industry employers and workers to participate in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s 2nd Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction from May 4-15, 2015.

OSHA Fall Prevention Resources

There are many free resources available to construction employers and workers to conduct Safety Stand-Down activities as well as ongoing training to prevent falls. OSHA provides a broad range of fall prevention resources, including training materials, brochures, fact sheets, videos, posters and ladder/safety guidance materials, on its Fall Prevention Resources webpage. The OSHA Training Center […]

How to Prepare for a Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

Since falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers, raising awareness of the many potential fall hazards on construction sites is critical to reversing this troubling trend. Participation in the National Safety Stand-Down gives construction employers and workers the opportunity to join with many other companies throughout the U.S. […]