Safety Pays. Falls Cost.

Posts made in May, 2014

Safway Partnering with the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction

By on May 12, 2014 in Updates |

From the press release: “We are obsessed with protecting our workers and improving safety performance not just at Safway, but across our entire industry,” said Bill Hayes, Safway Group president and CEO. “Partnering with NIOSH, OHSA and CPWR offers us one more way we can continue to evolve as the access and industrial services thought leader in safety.” Read the rest of the press release here. Their involvement has also been written about in the Business & Legal Resources in an article titled, “Safeway’s campaign to eliminate falls—Plus 7 tips for...

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With Fatal Falls on the Rise, OSHA Takes Action — LifeLines Article

By on May 1, 2014 in Updates |

An article from LifeLines, a Laborer’s Health and Safety Fund of North America, just published an article highlighting the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction: Fall safety has come a long way since this iconic Depression-era photo depicted 11 ironworkers dangling 800 feet above New York’s streets while eating lunch. “However, despite all the improvements in fall prevention, falls continue to be the leading cause of death in the construction industry,” says LIUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan. “Each year workers across the country still lose their lives in falls that are preventable.” See other news about the campaign at our In The News...

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