Safety Pays. Falls Cost.

News Article Highlights Need For Fall Prevention

By on Jun 22, 2012 in Updates |

From IHSN:

In the wake of four recent construction incidents in Northern New Jersey, OSHA is calling on construction companies in the state to ensure that employees working above 6 feet have the proper equipment to protect themselves from falls on the job.

The agency is currently investigating a worker fall through a roof into a vat of acid in Clifton, N.J.; a worker fall from the roof on a residential construction site in Bayonne, N.J.; a worker fall while installing a steel frame in Madison, N.J.; and a worker fall from an aerial lift in Secaucus, N.J.

Click to read the rest of the article. The article goes on to note the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction.