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Ideas for Participation

Holding your first stand-down, or looking to freshen up your event? On this page you’ll find a number resources, lessons learned, and stories from past participants all in one place.

Stand-Down Plan – An updated plan with ways to participate in the Stand-Down all week long is posted prior to the Stand-Down each year. Check out the 2022 Ideas for Stand-Down Events planning document (Spanish coming soon).

Written Fall Protection & Rescue Plan – Developing and implementing a detailed fall protection plan is essential to protect all workers at risk for a fall. Click here to use any and all sections that are applicable to your jobsite(s). Available in English and Spanish.

Social Media Guide – Want to promote the Stand-Down with your members or constituents? Check out the suggested social media posts in our 2019 Stand-Down Social Media Guide. 2022 guide coming soon.

Year-round Activities10 Ways to Keep Your Fall Prevention Program Alive All Year Long has ideas for those who missed the Stand-Down or who participated and want refresher activities to reinforce the message.

Success Stories – In order to highlight successful stand-down efforts and give others ideas, we have worked with individual companies to write a number of Stand-Down success stories.

CPWR Analyses of OSHA Collected Stand-Down Participation Data – During each annual Safety Stand-Down OSHA offers certificates of participation for companies that hold their own stand-downs. Several years of that data has been analyzed confidentially and in aggregate by CPWR.

Social Network Analysis of the Falls Campaign – In 2017, five years after the Falls Campaign’s conception, CPWR approached the Center on Network Science (CNS) at the University of Colorado Denver, to conduct a Social Network Analysis (SNA) on the network that has been developed through the Falls Campaign.  CNS conducted the SNA using an online survey of known Campaign partners via the PARTNER Tool ( Read the Executive Summary here.

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