Safety Pays. Falls Cost.

Posts made in May, 2012

New Campaign To Prevent Falls in Construction Flyer Available

By on May 29, 2012 in Updates |

A flyer describing the campaign and ways to be involved in promoting the campaign is available on the Get Involved page. You can also download the file (pdf) here. Help us to get out the message: Safety Pays. Falls Cost. If you have any questions or concerns related to the campaign, feel free to email us at...

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New Training Handout Available

By on May 25, 2012 in Updates |

In the Training & Other Resources section of the website, there is a new handout available in both English and Spanish. They are: Safety in Residential Construction For Contractors and Homeowners – a brochure with illustrations on how to work safely in residential construction (From Protección en Construcción: the Lawrence Latino Safety Partnership. Reprinted with permission.) Safety in Residential Construction For Contractors and Homeowners – Español (From Protección en Construcción: the Lawrence Latino Safety Partnership. Reprinted with permission.) Thank you to the Protección en Construcción: the Lawrence Latino Safety Partnership for making these available....

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OSHA Calls Attention to Fall Prevention Campaign in Quicktakes

By on May 18, 2012 in Updates |

The Fall Prevention Campaign is in the latest OSHA Quicktakes issue. The Fatality Map is specifically mentioned, calling for anyone who knows of a fatality in the construction industry since January 1, 2012 to email fatalitymap@cpwr.com. From OSHA Quicktakes: Across the U.S. in 2010, more than 10,000 construction workers were injured as a result of falling while working from heights, and another 255 workers were killed. Safety Pays. Falls Cost. Check the Training & Other Resources page for ways to prevent...

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Remarks from the Honorable Hilda L. Solis at the Building and Construction Trades National Conference

By on May 8, 2012 in Updates |

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis spoke about the falls campaign Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at the Building and Construction Trades National Conference. An excerpt: Did you know: Each year over 750 construction workers die on the job. And falls are the leading cause of deaths in this industry — representing about one-third of all fatalities. These are preventable tragedies that disable many construction workers, devastate their families, and damage our economy. Read the rest of her remarks at the DOL...

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