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ISHN article: CPWR chief calls for construction industry to join Safety Stand-Down

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From the article CPWR chief calls for construction industry to join Safety Stand-Down:

On the heels of Workers Memorial Day, Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) Executive Director Pete Stafford said; “Just as we owe a debt we can never repay to the men and women who died defending our nation and our freedom, we owe a similar debt to those who died while laboring to create the prosperity we enjoy as Americans.”

Need help planning your Stand-Down? Check out our day-by-day guide.

Fall protection demonstrations at OSHA National Safety Stand-Down

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Another news story about the National Safety Stand-Downs! Fall protection demonstrations at OSHA National Safety Stand-Down  from Utility Products details Capital Safety’s commitment to the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction.

Need help with your Stand-Down? Have a Stand-Down story you’d like to share? Email falls@cpwr.com — we’d love to hear from you!

 

Structural Efficacy of Residential Structures for Fall Protection Systems

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The study Structural Efficacy of Residential Structures for Fall Protection Systems, is the result of over seven years of gathering data — by Jeremy Bethancourt and Mark Cannon has been added to our Learn More page. Check there for more studies and infographics about falls in construction.

NIOSH 2015 Stand-Down Infographic

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As the National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction 2015 kicks off, NIOSH has shared this infographic.

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Check out other related falls infographics in our Learn More section

Workplace Fatality Alert from NJ FACE

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NJ FACE has produced this Workplace Fatality Alert – Two Construction Workers Fall To Their Death through Temporary Wooden Bridge Platforms. You can check out this and other FACE reports on our Other Materials page.

Kentucky 2015 Stand-Down Campaign

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KY billboard 2015Last year, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet’s Occupational Safety and Health program contributed to the success of the campaign in many ways, from weekly announcements urging employers to participate in the campaign, featuring real life stories on their web page, and participating in four worksite events in three cities during the National Stand-Down – you can read about last year here.

For the National Safety Stand-Down 2015, Kentucky has put up seven billboards across the state and has printed 5,000 Stand-Down postcards to distribute before the campaign. They have also begun disseminating weekly announcements in both English and Spanish to Kentucky employers and employees, urging participation in the stand-down. Go to www.labor.ky.gov to see their dedicated Stand-Down page.

Washington State Stand-Down Page

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Washington FACE has partnered with Washington Division of Occupational Safety and Health for this year’s National Safety Stand-Down and has created a Stand-Down page with ideas and resources for putting on your stand-down. Check out their page, and to stay updated join their mailing list!

Need help with your Stand-Down? Have a Stand-Down story you’d like to share? Email falls@cpwr.com — we’d love to hear from you!

2015 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

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Stand-Down_ver_9Need help planning out your work site’s safety stand-down? StopConstructionFalls.com has created a 10-day plan that you can use to plan out your participation. Check out our Getting Started page or you can download a printer friendly version of the PDF.

Need additional help? Want to share stories or photos of your event? Email us at falls@cpwr.com — we’d love to hear from you!

Safety Stand-Down 2015 in the news

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There has been plenty of coverage since NIOSH, OSHA, and CPWR announced the National Safety Stand-Down for May 4-15. You can read about the Stand-Down from Safety and Health Magazine, EHS Today, and Occupational Safety and Health Online.