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Toolbox talk: preventing falls from rooftops.

Authors
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Source
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
NIOSHTIC No.
20044174
Abstract
In construction, falls from higher levels result in more deaths and injuries than any other cause. Many of these accidents are falls from rooftops.
Keywords
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Fall-protection; Roofers; Roofing-and-sheet-metal-work; Roofing-industry; Height-factors
Contact
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Publication Date
20140313
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2014
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-009762; M042014
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
Toolbox talk: preventing falls from rooftops
State
MD
Performing Organization
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division