According to recent fatal injury statistics (BLS.gov), there are more than 800 deadly falls per year. OSHA states that falls from heights and on the same level (a working surface) are among the leading causes of serious work-related injuries, as well as deaths. Workers should be very aware of their work at any height. The incidents described in this topic could help workers realize out how to avoid and prevent serious and deadly situations on the job.
Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic that explores several tragic industry fall injury incidents caused by various fall hazards and the lessons to learn to avoid repeating them.