04/30/2019

Video: 5 Ways to Prevent Workplace Falls

Falls are a hazard found in many work settings. Circumstances associated with
fall incidents in the work environment frequently involve:
- Slippery, cluttered, or unstable walking/working surfaces
- Unprotected edges
- Floor holes and wall openings
- Unsafely positioned ladders
- Misused fall protection

Successful reduction of fall injury and death rates requires continued concerted
efforts of regulators and industry leaders, professional associations and labor
unions, employers and employees, safety professionals and researchers in enhancing
the work environment, implementing new effective fall prevention and protection
technologies, and improving the work safety culture through educating the workforce.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
has published a video, providing a quick and clear reminder that thorough planning,
proper training, and well-maintained equipment are crucial to protecting workers
from falls.

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AplusA-online.de - Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration - OSHA