National Safety Stand – Down September 14-18
Posted September 03, 2020
This year’s National Safety Stand-down to prevent falls in the construction industry is September 14-18, 2020.
The National Safety Stand-down encourages employers to talk to their workers about fall hazards and the importance of fall protection.
Falls from elevation continue to be the leading cause of death for construction employees.
(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Employers can help prevent falls by:
- Planning ahead to get the job done safely
- Providing the right equipment
- Training workers to use equipment safely
(Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Contact us today to learn more about your workplace hazards and how to keep your employees safe.