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In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.


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In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.

Fall Hazards

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Fall Hazards articles below.


6th Annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down Announced

In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.

Resources To Protect Workers From Falls Available

A collection of compliance assistance resources from OSHA aim to reduce the number of fall-related injuries and fatalities in the construction industry.

Watch For Roofing Risks

Ensure the safety of those who perform roof maintenance by satisfying OSHA requirements, and more.

Rooftops Present Big Risks

The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.

FM Alert: Final Slip, Trip, And Fall Hazards Rule Issued

OSHA has issued a final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements.

Winsley Mid-Back Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

About 129,000 of the Winsley Mid-Back Chairs were sold at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide and online at officedepot.com.

FM Alert: OSHA Requests Shipyard Safety Information

OSHA is seeking information on the safe access and egress of vessels, buildings, and other structures in shipyard employment; use of fall and falling object protection; and erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding systems.

Staples Recalls Back In Motion Office Chairs Due To Fall Hazard

About 2,000 of the “Back in Motion” office chairs were sold at Staples stores nationwide and online at Staples.com and Quill.com from January 2014 through January 2016 for about $215.

Contractor Cited By OSHA For Wall Collapse, Fall Hazards

Cesar Mendoza, d.b.a. KI Management cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site; faces more than $190,000 in proposed fines.

OSHA Announces National Stand-Down For Fall Prevention In Construction

The stand-down is part of OSHA’s ongoing Fall Prevention Campaign, which was started in 2012 and was developed in partnership with NIOSH.

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