Safety Pays. Falls Cost.

Posts made in June, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail posts about the campaign efforts

By on Jun 19, 2014 in Updates |

The article is about the efforts of OSHA efforts in West Virginia: “Construction is a high-hazard industry, and when employers do not employ an effective safety and health program, workers are left vulnerable to serious injury and possible death,” said MaryAnn Garrahan, OSHA’s regional administrator in Philadelphia. The rest of the article article be found...

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Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Clark Construction Group LLC hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at National Museum of African American History and Culture on June 5

By on Jun 12, 2014 in Updates |

From OSHA’s press release: Clark Construction Group LLC will be a part of this nationwide effort by hosting a stand-down event on June 5 at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Approximately 280 workers are expected to attend the stand-down, which will include remarks by Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health. Jim Maddux, director of OSHA’s Directorate of Construction, will also be in attendance. This is one of several nationwide stand-down events hosted by Clark Construction Group LLC. Want to stay current on Stop Construction Falls news? Check out our In The News...

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WVU and OSHA Help Prevent Falls in Construction

By on Jun 10, 2014 in Updates |

WBOY News reports on WVU’s contributions to the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction. From the article: “When you look at falls from height and construction, first thing you need to do is pre-plan and look at where there will be exposures to falls from height, and then you have to decide what’s the best solution,” said Mark Fullen, the program leader of the OSHA Training and Education Center at WVU. “That could be putting on a harness and a lanyard, or you could put up a guardrail that prevents you from falling over the edge, or you can put up a scaffold like we have here.” Check out the rest of the article...

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