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Toolbox talk: falls through holes and openings (superseded).
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Holes and openings are made in roofs and floors of buildings, both when they are built and when they are torn down. Workers can be injured or killed if they fall through the holes. For the updated versions of the toolbox talks visit CPWR's website at <a href="https://www.cpwr.com/research/research-to-practice-r2p/r2p-library/toolbox-talks/"target="_blank">https://www.cpwr.com/research/research-to-practice-r2p/r2p-library/toolbox-talks/</a>.
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; Height-factors; Injuries; Traumatic-injuries; Warning-signs; Roofers; Roofing-industry; Floors; Walking-surfaces; Protective-materials; Protective-measures; Weight-factors
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Toolbox talk: falls through holes and openings
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: August 5, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division