Safety Pays. Falls Cost.

Posts made in May, 2013

Virginia Tech Researcher Supports Campaign to Reduce Construction Falls — Article from Construction Magazine Network

By on May 31, 2013 in Press, Updates |

An article from Construction Magazine Network details why an associate professor of wood engineering at Virginia Tech is supporting the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction. From the article: “I wanted to encourage other construction industry groups to learn about safety and some of the current research on protecting workers,” said Hindman, who co-directs Virginia Tech’s Center for Innovation in Construction Safety and Health Research. “Engineers and architects have a special role to play in encouraging safety, and the purpose of this issue is to highlight that role.” Read the rest of the article...

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Having work done on your home? Check this flyer first

By on May 1, 2013 in Updates |

If you’re having work done on your home, see this homeowner’s flyer for questions you can ask your contractor. From the flyer: You don’t want to take the risk that a serious incident could happen on your property. Falls are the leading cause of death among construction workers, and falls from rooftops are the most common type of fall. Even years of experience does not negate the need for safety...

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Want to become a partner in the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction?

By on May 1, 2013 in Updates |

If you or your organization is interested in the campaign, please read this new guide on what the campaign is about and how to successfully promote the campaign. We are always interested  in having new people or groups join the campaign. Please email us at falls@cpwr.com if you want to become a partner so that we can add you to this list. Please also contact us if you have any questions or suggestions for the...

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