Column at ISHN Asks, “How Do We Stop Construction Falls?”
Pete Stafford of CPWR- The Center For Construction Research and Training has written a column at ISHN raising awareness about preventable falls in construction. From the article:
Safety and health professionals, academics, and government officials — perhaps you who are reading this — have worked tirelessly to make a dent in these tragic statistics. Thankfully, a dent has been made, as we see injuries trending downward. Yet fatality rates remain stubbornly, and unacceptably, high. It was time to do something different. It was time for a national campaign to reduce (even bring an end to) the No. 1 killer of construction workers — falls.