Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related [...]
Construction employers and other stakeholders are encouraged to participate in the [...]
View the OSHA Safety Training Class schedule for Fall Protection, Excavation and Trenching Protection and Respiratory Protection classes.
Falls continue to be the leading cause of fatalities in construction, accounting for about one-third of all fatalities in the industry. OSHA has developed a standard for fall protection that deals with both human and equipment-related issues in protecting workers from fall hazards.
The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) Data Center, in conjunction with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), has funded the development of a new educational website that catalogs fall protection equipment for residential construction.
Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction [...]