Prevent Construction Falls from Roofs, Ladders, and Scaffolds
(updated May 2019*)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-128
Falls are the leading cause of construction worker deaths on the job. This fact sheet gives recommendations, reports, and resources to help employers, safety professionals, and workers prevent fall injuries and deaths from roofs, ladders, and scaffolds.
*This document was updated on May 2, 2019 with an improved image.
NIOSH . Prevent Construction Falls from Roofs, Ladders, and Scaffolds. By Romano N., Webb S., Moore M., and Lincoln J. Morgantown, WV: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2019-128, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019128updated052019external icon