Safety

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Falls are one of the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and fatalities.  Because of this, it is crucial for employers to structure the workplace in such a way that prevents employees from falling off of overhead platforms, elevated workstations, or into holes in the floor and walls.

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Fall Protection Field Guide Apps

The Navy Fall Protection Field Guide is now in a searchable, mobile format in the palm of your hand! Download the manual and read on the go, bookmark need-to-know information, copy and paste text or images, and share via email.


Resources

Center for Construction Research and Training

The purpose of the Center for Construction Research and Training (SPWR) is to reduce occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the construction industry. CPWR produces infographics, hazard alerts, health and safety videos, and other training resources both in English and Spanish to educate employers and employees about the importance of construction safety.

National Safety Stand-down to Prevent Falls in Construction

The purpose of the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down is to raise fall hazard awareness in order to prevent fall injuries and fatalities. Fall prevention safety standards were among the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards during the fiscal year 2014.

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence was established to develop, improve, and provide sustainable fall prevention programs. The organization provides a wide scope of useful information, ranging from how to engage employees when discussing fall hazards at work to how to prevent falls at home.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

A division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) strives to empower employers and workers to create safe and healthy workplaces. They provide an A to Z index on workplace safety and health topics, as well as data, statistics, publications, and training resources.

The American Society of Safety Engineers

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) offers a variety of publications, standards documents, webinars, conferences, and events dedicated to improving upon and education about workplace safety.

U.S. Army Public Health Center

This site provides information on promoting health and preventing disease and injury in soldiers, retirees, their families, veterans, Army civilians, and government-owned animals.

 

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