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National Safety Groups Promote Construction Fall Prevention

By on Oct 24, 2012 in Updates |

A new article from EIN News highlights the cooperative nature of the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction:

OSHA, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) are teaming up to educate workers and employers on how to prevent construction falls. Each organization will provide information on how to prevent falls, including training on roofs, scaffolds and ladders.

One of the more comprehensive prevention programs is OSHA’s “Plan-Provide-Train” campaign. As its name implies, the campaign encourages employers to plan for hazards, provide appropriate safety equipment and effectively train employees in fall prevention and safety.

Read the rest of the article here.