OSHA is preparing to launch the 2015 Fall Prevention Stand Down.
The Fall Prevention Stand Down is scheduled for May 4-15, 2015. The purpose of the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down is to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers, accounting for 269 of the 775 construction fatalities recorded in 2012. Those deaths were preventable.
OSHA invites you to share information and resources about this campaign to your network of organizations, employers, and workers by: