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A CAMPAIGN HIGHLIGHTING THE RISK OF FALLING AT CONSTRUCTION WORKSITES KICKS OFF MONDAY. 

 

EMPLOYERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO USE NATIONAL SAFETY STAND DOWN TO PREVENT FALLS IN CONSTRUCTION WEEK AS A CHANCE TO TALK TO WORKERS ABOUT BEING CAREFUL SAYS ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SPOKESPERSON MIKE MATULIS.

 

 

MATULIS SAYS STATISTICS SHOW THAT FALLS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AT CONSTRUCTION SITES, SO IT'S IMPORTANT THAT WORKERS ARE TAUGHT HOW TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS.

 

 

THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HAS SEVERAL RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS INCLUDING POSTERS, VIDEOS AND TRAINING MATERIALS WHICH CAN BE ACCESSED BY SEARCHING ONLINE FOR "STOP FALLS STAND DOWN."

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