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Toolbox talk: falls: general protection and awareness.

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.
20044178
Abstract
Falls are the leading cause of injuries at work sites. Falls can occur from ladders, scaffolding, vehicles, heavy equipment, aerial lifts, openings, platforms, and roofs.
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; Height-factors; Injuries; Ladders; Extension-ladders; Scaffolds; Roofers; Roofing-and-sheet-metal-work; Roofing-industry; Hoisting-equipment; Equipment-operators; Machine-operators; Motor-vehicles; Harnesses; Step-ladders
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: falls: general protection and awareness
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