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With Fatal Falls on the Rise, OSHA Takes Action — LifeLines Article

By on May 1, 2014 in Updates |

An article from LifeLines, a Laborer’s Health and Safety Fund of North America, just published an article highlighting the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction:

Fall safety has come a long way since this iconic Depression-era photo depicted 11 ironworkers dangling 800 feet above New York’s streets while eating lunch. “However, despite all the improvements in fall prevention, falls continue to be the leading cause of death in the construction industry,” says LIUNA General President Terry O’Sullivan. “Each year workers across the country still lose their lives in falls that are preventable.”

See other news about the campaign at our In The News page.