Tagged: falls

Safety Tip of the Week – Slips, Trips, and Falls

Safety Tip of the Week – Slips, Trips, and Falls

Estimates put the number of disabling injuries resulting from falls at over 30,000 per year. The number of deaths is close to 12,000 a year. About one in 10 of these deaths happen in the workplace. Slips, trips, and falls cause numerous injuries every day. But they are among the...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Slips, Trips, and Falls

Weekly Safety Meeting – Slips, Trips, and Falls

Although we’ve seen it in the cartoons and in the movies a million times, not many people actually slip on banana peels. But while the results may produce a few chuckles in the theater, falls are nothing to laugh at. In fact, some estimates put the number of disabling injuries...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Scaffold Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Scaffold Safety

Scaffolding allows you to do your job at elevated heights. It includes suspended systems from buildings, supported systems from the ground, and aerial systems on mobile equipment. Without proper training, your work on a scaffolding system puts you at risk for falls or for being hit by falling objects, both...