Safety Pays. Falls Cost.

One Stop Stand-Down Shop

In order to make participating in the Stand-Down as easy as possible, we’ve gathered some of our top resources in one location.  Everything you need to conduct a stand-down, including worker handouts, training materials, videos, and posters is available here.

To learn more about what the Stand-Down is and why and how you should participate, visit our About the Stand-Down page.

Don’t forget to register for our Stand-Down Kick-Off webinars in English and Spanish:

Monday, May 3rd, at 1:00pm EDT (1 hour):
2021 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction: Official Kick-off with OSHA, NIOSH & CPWR

Martes, 4 de mayo a las 2:00 pm ET:
Stand-Down Nacional Dedicado a la Seguridad para Prevenir las Caídas: Seminario web en español


What’s New

2021 Stand-Down Plan – activity ideas and resources to help you conduct a Stand-Down

New CPWR/NIOSH Infographics

Safety+Health ‘On the Safe Side’ Podcast with Dr. G. Scott Earnest of NIOSH’s Office of Construction Safety and Health

Videos & Webinars
Including upcoming live events and on-demand webinars that are great for virtual Stand-Downs (the webinars include Q&A sessions that can be used to start a discussion about fall prevention and protection on your job sites).

NIOSH Press Release 

OSHA’s 2021 Stand-Down Poster: EnglishSpanish

2020 Data Analysis of Stand-Down Participation based on Receipt of a Certificate of Participation: Factsheet and Full Report


About the Campaign

Interested in joining the Campaign? Learn how to Get Involved!

The Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction began in 2012 with construction industry stakeholders seeking a way to raise awareness. Falls from heights are the leading cause of injuries and fatalities in construction, with those coming disproportionately from small residential construction contractors.

Falls kill – they are the top cause of construction fatalities and account for one-third of on-the-job injury deaths in the industry. Each year in the U.S. more than 200 construction workers are killed and over 10,000 are seriously injured by falls.

The goal of this national campaign is to prevent fatal falls from roofs, ladders, and scaffolds by encouraging residential construction contractors to:

• PLAN ahead to get the job done safely.
• PROVIDE the right equipment.
• TRAIN everyone to use the equipment safely.

Since the inception of the campaign, a new piece has been added: the National Safety Stand-Down.  For information about how to conduct a stand-down, check out the Stand-Down page.

Campaign Sites & Information