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Toolbox talk: equipment: falling objects.
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Struck by falling objects is a leading source of construction fatalities. Even a small object falling from a height can cause serious or fatal injuries.
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Injuries; Traumatic-injuries; Height-factors; Occupational-hazards; Equipment-operators; Machine-operation; Hoisting-equipment; Overloading; Personal-protective-equipment; Head-protective-equipment; Headgear; Head-injuries
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Toolbox talk: equipment: falling objects
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division